Definitions for phlegmaticflɛgˈmæt ɪk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

phleg•mat•icflɛgˈmæt ɪk(adj.)

also phleg•mat′i•cal

  1. not easily excited to action or display of emotion; having a calm or apathetic temperament.

    Category: Psychology

  2. of the nature of or abounding in the humor phlegm.

Origin of phlegmatic:

1300–50; ME fleumatik < MF fleumatique < LL phlegmaticus < Gk phlegmatikós pertaining to phlegm


Princeton's WordNet

  1. phlegmatic, phlegmatical(adj)

    showing little emotion

    "a phlegmatic...and certainly undemonstrative man"


  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)


Webster Dictionary

  1. Phlegmatic(adj)


  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

Translations for phlegmatic

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


calm; not easily excited

She's very phlegmatic; – nothing would ever make her panic.

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