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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Inactivity; Expectorated matter; Apathy demonstrated by an absence of emotional reactions.

Usage examples (30)
  • Surely our colloquial use of the word phlegm must be derived from the character of the
  • Medical tip of the day: if your phlegm is the color of the background on that page, you may have a lung or sinus infection.
  • This is the pituitary gland (pih-tyoo'ih-tehr'ee; "phlegm" L).
  • The man who put the "phlegm" in "phlegmatic" shrugged, pointed to the clock and agreed to see me after class. for more
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