Examples of phlegm in a Sentence
He displayed remarkable phlegm in very dangerous conditions.
a man of remarkable phlegm, never showing enthusiasm nor displeasure
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When the air quality is bad enough, even healthy people can suffer wheezing, phlegm, and inflammation.
Victims of black lung often suffer bouts of coughing that produce copious amounts of dark, inky phlegm.
So if someone’s four humors—black bile, yellow bile, blood, and phlegm—were seen to be out of balance, they’d likely be advised to avoid certain tastes, and eat more of others.
Writers including Hippocrates and Galen believed the human body was composed of four humors, or fluids: blood, phlegm, black bile and yellow bile.
Dozens of times a day, her parents, Rafael and Sonia, use a special machine to suction out saliva and phlegm from their oldest daughter’s mouth.
Dozens of times a day, her parents, Rafael and Sonia, use a special machine to suction out saliva and phlegm from their older daughter’s mouth.
You guys, mucus—snot, boogers, slime, nose goblins, phlegm—is the best.
Victims of black lung also often suffer bouts of coughing that produce copious amounts of dark, inky phlegm.
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Synonymsaffectlessness, emotionlessness, impassiveness, impassivity, insensibility, numbness, apathy
Antonymsemotion, feeling, sensibility
Related Wordsbloodlessness, callosity, callousness, coldness, coolness, halfheartedness, hard-heartedness, hardness, heartlessness, imperturbability, insensitivity, obduracy; blankness, deadness, emptiness, vacancy; aloofness, detachment, indifference, unconcern; stiffness, woodenness
Near Antonymscompassion, empathy, pity, sympathy; receptiveness, receptivity, responsiveness, sensitivity; solicitude, tenderness, understanding, warmth; hand-wringing, histrionics, hysteria, hysterics, melodrama; vehemence
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