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Phlegmatic definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

PHLEGMAT'IC, a. [Gr.]
1. Abounding in phlegm; as phlegmatic humors; a phlegmatic constitution.
2. Generating phlegm; as phlegmatic meat.
3. Watery.
4. Cold; dull; sluggish; heavy; not easily excited into action or passion; as a phlegmatic temper or temperament.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: showing little emotion; "a phlegmatic...and certainly undemonstrative man" [syn: phlegmatic, phlegmatical]

Merriam Webster's

adjective Date: 14th century 1. resembling, consisting of, or producing the humor phlegm 2. having or showing a slow and stolid temperament Synonyms: see impassive phlegmatically adverb

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. stolidly calm; unexcitable, unemotional. Derivatives: phlegmatically adv.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Phlegmatic Phleg*mat"ic, a. [L. phlegmaticus, Gr. ?: cf. F. phlegmatique.] 1. Watery. [Obs.] ``Aqueous and phlegmatic.'' --Sir I. Newton. 2. Abounding in phlegm; as, phlegmatic humors; a phlegmatic constitution. --Harvey. 3. Generating or causing phlegm. ``Cold and phlegmatic habitations.'' --Sir T. Browne. 4. Not easily excited to action or passion; cold; dull; sluggish; heavy; as, a phlegmatic person. --Addison. Phlegmatic temperament (Old Physiol.), lymphatic temperament. See under Lymphatic.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

Someone who is phlegmatic stays calm even when upsetting or exciting things happen. (FORMAL) ADJ

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

a. Apathetic, stoical, dull, sluggish, tame, cold, frigid, unfeeling, unsusceptible, impassible, impassive, indifferent, cold-blooded, heavy.

Moby Thesaurus

Laodicean, Olympian, abeyant, aloof, ambivert, apathetic, benumbed, blah, blase, bored, calm, careless, cataleptic, catatonic, choleric, cold, comatose, composed, controlled, cool, cycloid, cyclothyme, cyclothymic, dead, debilitated, desensitized, detached, disinterested, distant, dopey, dormant, droopy, drugged, dry, dull, ectomorph, endomorph, enervated, equanimous, even-tempered, exanimate, extrovert, flat, foul, groggy, heartless, heavy, hebetudinous, heedless, hopeless, impassive, imperturbable, in a stupor, in abeyance, in suspense, inactive, inanimate, incurious, indifferent, indolent, inert, insensible, insensitive, insouciant, introvert, jaded, lackadaisical, languid, languorous, latent, leaden, lethargic, lifeless, listless, logy, lumpish, matter-of-fact, melancholic, mesomorph, mindless, moderate, moribund, nonchalant, numb, numbed, passive, philosophical, placid, pluckless, pooped, regardless, resigned, restrained, sanguine, sated, schizoid, schizothyme, sedentary, self-controlled, self-possessed, serene, slack, sleeping, sleepy, slow, sluggish, slumbering, smoldering, somnolent, soporific, spiritless, spunkless, stagnant, stagnating, standing, static, stoic, stoical, stolid, stultified, stupefied, supine, suspended, syntone, tame, temperate, torpid, tranquil, unaffected, unanimated, unaroused, uncaring, unconcerned, undemonstrative, undisturbed, unemotional, unenthusiastic, unfeeling, uninquiring, uninterested, uninvolved, unmindful, unmoved, unperturbed, unresponsive, unruffled, vegetable, vegetative, wan, weary, withdrawn, world-weary




 


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