Definition for PHLEG-MAT'IC

PHLEG-MAT'IC, a. [Gr. φλεγματικος.]

  1. Abounding in phlegm; as, phlegmatic humors; a phlegmatic constitution.
  2. Generating phlegm; as, phlegmatic meat. – Shak.
  3. Watery.
  4. Cold; dull; sluggish; heavy; not easily excited into action or passion; as, a phlegmatic temper or temperament. – Addison.

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