|part of speech:
||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.
- impassive, indifferent, languid, lethargic, listless, stolid, unresponsive
- excitable, passionate
- similar words:
- apathetic, dispassionate, dormant, inactive, inanimate, indolent, inert, lymphatic, passionless, slow, sluggish, stoic, stoical, supine, torpid, unconcerned, wooden
||of or relating to phlegm.
||dull, languid, lazy, lethargic, lukewarm, sleepy
||phlegmatical (adj.), phlegmatically (adv.)