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The ClueBullet-biting type (5 letter answer)
NotesThe answer STOIC is seen frequently, appearing about once every 140 puzzles.
Follower of Zeno
Hard to get to
Zeno was one
Follower of the philosopher Epictetus
Hardly the screaming type
Indifferent to pleasure or pain
Giving nothing away, in a way
Having a stiff upper lip
Not reacting to pain, say
DefinitionSTOIC as a noun:
1. a member of the ancient Greek school of philosophy founded by Zeno; "a Stoic achieves happiness by submission to destiny"
2. (stoic, unemotional person) = someone who is seemingly indifferent to emotions
STOIC as an adjective:
1. (stoic, stoical) = seeming unaffected by pleasure or pain; impassive; "stoic courage"; "stoic patience"; "a stoical sufferer"
2. pertaining to Stoicism or its followers