phlegmatically love

Definitions

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  • adv. In a manner that is sluggish, without enthusiasm.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a phlegmatic manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a phlegmatic manner; coldly; heavily.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a phlegmatic manner

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Examples

  • The government of the Cayman Islands ­ uncharacteristically ­ took the designation phlegmatically and said that the

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  • The Justice scratched his head and waxed phlegmatically indignant.

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  • Founded by the British, the city's spirit remains phlegmatically British.

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  • Pablo drifted phlegmatically into adulthood, following his stint in reform school.

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  • "Hall Pass" R "Haphazardly conceived, phlegmatically paced, lazily filmed and punctuated with gratuitous moments of sexual and scatological slapstick, 'Hall Pass' finds Peter and Bobby Farrelly grasping for shock value at a time when shock possesses virtually no value at all."

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  • The defeat against the Surrey village of Shere in the Allahakbarries 'inaugural match, in which the locals made what Barrie called a "goodly" score (ie so many the scorers gave up counting) and the Allahakbarries mustered 11 – "The general feeling was that [we] had been beaten but not disgraced," he said phlegmatically.

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  • "If my friends don't like the way I carry on they needn't come," I said phlegmatically.

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  • She was tired of the smell of beer and of the stickiness of vermouth, but she was able to bear with it phlegmatically.

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  • But I don't know why I'm complaining about the Treasury not giving me a say, I'm off to phlegmatically watch Champions League football instead.

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  • When the animal sits, it curves its back and bows its head, so as to look straight down on the ground; sometimes it holds on with its hands by a higher branch, sometimes lets them hang phlegmatically down by its side — and in these positions the Orang will remain, for hours together, in the same spot, almost without stirring, and only now and then giving utterance to its deep, growling voice.

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