A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

STOIC

Sun, 4 Sep '22
Not easily moved
Thu, 11 Aug '22
Adherent of a philosophy of wisdom, justice, courage and moderation
Thu, 17 Mar '22
Unflinching
Sat, 5 Mar '22
Imperturbable
Sun, 17 Oct '21
Unflappable
Sun, 25 Jul '21
Like Vulcans, typically
Thu, 14 Jan '21
Unlikely to crack a smile, say