toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

phlegmatic
used in The Brothers Karamazov

2 uses
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition
showing little emotion
  • But that is just how it is, sometimes, especially in cases like the present one, with the decisions of the most precise and phlegmatic people.
    Book 9 — The Preliminary Investigation (3% in)
  • Pyotr Ilyitch was by no means phlegmatic at that moment.
    Book 9 — The Preliminary Investigation (3% in)

There are no more uses of "phlegmatic" in The Brothers Karamazov.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®