One entry found for phlegmatic.
Main Entry: phleg·mat·ic
Pronunciation: fleg-primarystressmat-ik
Function: adjective
Etymology: from earlier phlegm "one of the four body fluids once believed to affect a person's health," from Middle English fleume (same meaning), from early French fleume (same meaning), from Latin phlegma (same meaning), from Greek phlegma "flame, phlegm" --see Word History at HUMOR
: not easily excited : slow to respond
- phleg·mat·i·cal·ly /-i-k(schwa-)lemacron/ adverb


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