Definition of Phlegmatical

1. Adjective. Showing little emotion. "A phlegmatic...and certainly undemonstrative man"

Exact synonyms: Phlegmatic
Similar to: Unemotional
Derivative terms: Phlegm, Phlegm, Phlegm, Phlegm



Definition of Phlegmatical

1. a. Phlegmatic.

Definition of Phlegmatical

1. Adjective. phlegmatic ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Phlegmatical

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phlegmasia cerulea dolens
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phlegmasia malabarica
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phlegmatical (current term)
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Literary usage of Phlegmatical

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1. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1910)
"'Are my books perhaps,' quoth the innkeeper, 'heretical or phlegmatical, that you would thus roughly handle them?' 'Schismatical, thou shouldst have said,' ..."

2. The First Part of the Delightful History of the Most Ingenious Knight Don by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Thomas Shelton (1909)
"'Schis- matical, diou shouldst have said,' quoth the barber, 'and not phlegmatical.' 'It is so,' said the innkeeper; 'but if you will needs burn any, ..."

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