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An upright, phlegmatic man who finally led the contemplative life of one of the ancient hermits.
REPERTORY OF THE COMEDIE HUMAINE, COMPLETE, A -- ZANATOLE CERFBERR AND JULES FRANOIS CHRISTOPHE
If one remains silent and controlled, then one is "phlegmatic," "cool-blooded," "unpatriotic."
FAMOUS ADVENTURES AND PRISON ESCAPES OF THE CIVIL WARVARIOUS
But a deafening peal of thunder cut short the sentence of the phlegmatic prince lecturing the royal spouse.
BALSAMO, THE MAGICIANALEXANDER DUMAS
Though giants are often phlegmatic, his big frame embedded highly-strung nerves.
REMINISCENCES OF CHARLES BRADLAUGHGEORGE W. FOOTE
The marvellous exhibition of endurance aroused the phlegmatic Turk to real enthusiasm.
JACK HARKAWAY'S BOY TINKER AMONG THE TURKSBRACEBRIDGE HEMYNG
Within a few hours, their phlegmatic blandness had begun to pass.
THE STATUS CIVILIZATIONROBERT SHECKLEY
They were not seized by any quick panic; they were too phlegmatic for that.
PHARAOH'S BROKERELLSWORTH DOUGLASS
With a calm and phlegmatic German the case is quite different.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE - VOLUME 55, NO. 343, MAY 1844VARIOUS
On the occasion of this visit I observed that the girl was of a very phlegmatic temperament and somewhat consumptive.
SOLOMON MAIMON: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY.SOLOMON MAIMON
Even the trio of grave, phlegmatic baases were forced to take part in the grotesque saltatorial performance!
THE VEE-BOERSMAYNE REID
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PHLEGMATIC

  • apathetic
  • chilly
  • cold
  • cool
  • halfhearted
  • hesitant
  • indecisive
  • irresolute
  • phlegmatic
  • tepid
  • uncertain
  • uncommitted
  • unconcerned
  • undecided
  • uninterested
  • unresolved
  • unresponsive
  • wishy-washy
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