Definitions for phlegmaticflɛgˈmæt ɪk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. phlegmatic, phlegmatical(adj)

    showing little emotion

    "a phlegmatic...and certainly undemonstrative man"

Wiktionary

  1. phlegmatic(Noun)

    One who has a phlegmatic disposition.

  2. phlegmatic(Adjective)

    Not easily excited to action or passion; calm; sluggish.

  3. phlegmatic(Adjective)

    Abounding in phlegm; as, phlegmatic humors; a phlegmatic constitution.

  4. phlegmatic(Adjective)

    Generating, causing, or full of phlegm.

  5. phlegmatic(Adjective)

    Watery.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Phlegmatic(adj)

    watery

  2. Phlegmatic(adj)

    abounding in phlegm; as, phlegmatic humors; a phlegmatic constitution

  3. Phlegmatic(adj)

    generating or causing phlegm

  4. Phlegmatic(adj)

    not easily excited to action or passion; cold; dull; sluggish; heavy; as, a phlegmatic person

  5. Origin: [L. phlegmaticus, Gr. : cf. F. phlegmatique.]


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