Definition of clearheaded in English:

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clearheaded

Pronunciation: /klirˈhedəd/

adjective

Alert and thinking logically and coherently.
Example sentences
  • To one long-time friend, I am a very clear-headed, logical person.
  • My thanks to the many alert and obviously clear-headed readers who spotted the error and were kind enough to e-mail me.
  • They have to be clear-headed, alert and attentive to the other's responses.

Derivatives

clearheadedly

adverb
Example sentences
  • After I began practicing I felt real energy in my body and I could use all my functions clearheadedly.
  • We consult and clearheadedly decide to backtrack south, hoping to outrun the storm if it hits.
  • They do so with the self-confidence of women who are used to being the object of desire and who can clearheadedly separate strategy from feelings.

clearheadedness

noun
Example sentences
  • His rehearsals are models of clear-headedness and professional courtesy - he effortlessly commands respect.
  • I hope I would have had the courage and clear-headedness to act as those ordinary, amazing passengers did.
  • Given that, I think the book is a pretty good balance between sycophancy and clear-headedness.
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