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Phlegm

n.1.One of the four humors of which the ancients supposed the blood to be composed. See Humor.
2.(Physiol.) Viscid mucus secreted in abnormal quantity in the respiratory and digestive passages.
3.(Old Chem.) A watery distilled liquor, in distinction from a spirituous liquor.
4.Sluggishness of temperament; dullness; want of interest; indifference; coldness.
They judge with fury, but they write with phlegm.
- Pope.
Noun1.phlegm - apathy demonstrated by an absence of emotional reactions
2.phlegm - expectorated matter; saliva mixed with discharges from the respiratory passages; in ancient and medieval physiology it was believed to cause sluggishness
Synonyms: sputum
3.phlegm - inactivity; showing an unusual lack of energy
acedia, aloofness, apathy, ataraxia, ataraxy, benumbedness, blah, blahs, boredom, calmness, chyle, colostrum, comatoseness, composure, coolness, detachment, discharge, disinterest, dispassion, drowsiness, dullness, enervation, ennui, fatigue, gleet, heartlessness, heaviness, hebetude, hopelessness, humor, ichor, impassivity, imperturbability, inanimation, inappetence, indifference, insensibility, insouciance, jadedness, lachryma, lack of appetite, lackadaisicalness, lactation, languidness, languishment, languor, languorousness, lassitude, lenitude, lentor, lethargicalness, lethargy, leukorrhea, lifelessness, listlessness, lymph, matter, milk, mucor, mucus, nonchalance, numbness, oscitancy, passiveness, passivity, peccant humor, phlegmaticalness, phlegmaticness, plucklessness, purulence, pus, resignation, resignedness, rheum, saliva, sangfroid, sanies, satedness, self-possession, serous fluid, serum, sleepiness, sloth, slothfulness, slowness, sluggishness, snot, somnolence, sopor, soporifousness, spiritlessness, spunklessness, stoicism, stolidity, stupefaction, stupor, supineness, suppuration, sweat, tear, teardrop, the whites, torpidity, torpidness, torpitude, torpor, unconcern, unresponsiveness, urine, weariness, withdrawnness, world-weariness
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