What does the word phlegmatic mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Phlegmatically.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Sluggish; indifferent. phlegmatical.

Usage examples for phlegmatic

  1. The big Belgian was more phlegmatic and not so easily moved. – Fanny Goes to War by Pat Beauchamp
  2. In regard to the use of such works by the young, as a general rule, they ought not to be allowed, to any except those of a dull and phlegmatic temperament, until the solid parts of education are secured and a taste for more elevated reading is acquired. – The American Woman's Home by Catherine E. Beecher and Harriet Beecher Stowe
  3. There was something intoxicating to Robin Drummond's somewhat phlegmatic nature in their being together after this friendly fashion. – Mary Gray by Katharine Tynan
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