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Synonyms of phlegm

Noun


1. emotionlessness, impassivity, impassiveness, phlegm, indifference, stolidity, unemotionality, apathy

usage: apathy demonstrated by an absence of emotional reactions

2. phlegm, sputum, mucus, mucous secretion

usage: expectorated matter; saliva mixed with discharges from the respiratory passages; in ancient and medieval physiology it was believed to cause sluggishness

3. languor, lethargy, sluggishness, phlegm, flatness, inactiveness, inactivity, inertia

usage: inactivity; showing an unusual lack of energy; "the general appearance of sluggishness alarmed his friends"

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