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phlegmatic

phleg·mat·ic

phlegmatic

 
pronunciation:
fleg mae tihk
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: not given to shows of emotion or interest; slow to excite.
Given our father's phlegmatic personality, we were surprised to see him so agitated.
synonyms:
impassive, indifferent, languid, lethargic, listless, stolid, unresponsive
antonyms:
excitable, passionate
similar words:
apathetic, dispassionate, dormant, inactive, inanimate, indolent, inert, lymphatic, passionless, slow, sluggish, stoic, stoical, supine, torpid, unconcerned, wooden
definition 2: of or relating to phlegm.
synonyms:
mucous
derivations: phlegmatical (adj.), phlegmatically (adv.)