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Definition of phlegmon

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1. phlegm [ n ] apathy demonstrated by an absence of emotional reactions

Synonyms indifference impassivity phlegm impassiveness stolidity unemotionality emotionlessness Related Terms apathy

2. phlegm [ n ] calm and unruffled self-assurance
Examples: "he performed with all the coolness of a veteran"

Synonyms coolness phlegm imperturbableness imperturbability Related Terms calmness

3. phlegm [ n ] inactivity; showing an unusual lack of energy

Synonyms lethargy sluggishness phlegm languor Related Terms inactiveness

4. phlegm [ n ] expectorated matter; saliva mixed with discharges from the respiratory passages; in ancient and medieval physiology it was believed to cause sluggishness

Synonyms sputum phlegm Related Terms mucus humor liquid_body_substance

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