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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishphlegmaticphleg‧mat‧ic /fleɡˈmætɪk/ adjective  CALMcalm and not easily excited or worried The taxi driver, a phlegmatic man in middle age, showed no surprise at this request.phlegmatically /-kli/ adverb
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phlegmaticHe was rational, relaxed, phlegmatic.Though normally phlegmatic, Jan was beginning to get alarmed.His driver, a phlegmatic man in middle age, evinced no surprise.Eager to work and leave their mark, the Volunteers seethed at the phlegmatic nature of the program.Robbie was surprised and relieved to find Fen his usual phlegmatic self next morning.His letters confirm a highly inquisitive mind regarding natural and scientific phenomena and suggest a phlegmatic temperament and a dry humour.Cézanne was phlegmatic, timid, at times virtually dumb.Midwesterners, naturally phlegmatic, would be stirred only if they considered that something was really wrong.
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