phlegmatic definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or concerning phlegm; phlegmy.
    • Having or suggesting a calm, slow temperament; unemotional.
    • Not quickly excited to action or passion; peaceful; slow.
    • Abounding in phlegm; because, phlegmatic humors; a phlegmatic constitution.
    • producing, causing, or saturated in phlegm.
    • Watery.
    • Watery.
    • Abounding in phlegm
    • Generating or causing phlegm.
    • perhaps not effortlessly excited to activity or enthusiasm; cold; lifeless; sluggish; significant.
    • showing little emotion
  • noun:
    • one that has actually a phlegmatic disposition.
  • others:
    • regarding the nature of phlegm; watery; aqueous: since, phlegmatic humors.
    • Generating or causing phlegm.
    • Abounding in phlegm; lymphatic; thus, cold; dull; sluggish; hefty; perhaps not quickly excited to activity or enthusiasm; apathetic; cool and self-restrained: because, a phlegmatic temperament. See temperament.
    • Synonyms Frigid, impassive, unsusceptible. See apathy.

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