An example of stoic is not crying at a funeral.
An example of stoic is a mother not showing happiness at her daughter's wedding.
Origin of stoic
- Middle English Stoic a Stoic from Latin Stōicus from Greek Stōikos from stoā (poikilē) (Painted) Porch, where Zeno taught stā- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition