Definition of levelheaded in English:

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levelheaded

Pronunciation: /ˌlevəlˈhedəd/

adjective

Calm and sensible.
Example sentences
  • I like to think of myself as relatively calm and level-headed, pretty much trundling along on an emotional even keel.
  • You pride yourself on being calm and level-headed, and here you are crying over the consequences of something you don't even know for sure is real?
  • A calm and level-headed examination of the facts cleared that up, and probably added to Bishop Robertson's case.
Synonyms
sensible, practical, realistic, prudent, pragmatic, wise, reasonable, rational, mature, judicious, sound, sober, businesslike, no-nonsense, composed, calm, 'calm, cool, and collected', confident, well balanced, equable, coolheaded, self-possessed, having one's feet on the ground
informal unflappable, together, grounded

Derivatives

levelheadedly

adverb
Example sentences
  • She had been raised since as far as she could remember to think clearly and level-headedly.

levelheadedness

noun
Example sentences
  • I'm a pretty strong believer in the common-sense level-headedness of middle America, and they seem pretty firmly attached to the benefits of the mortgage interest deduction.
  • I like to think I bring a certain level-headedness to the partnership.
  • Let's face it, you've not demonstrated your level-headedness to him and if there's one quality needed in buying and selling houses it's level-headedness.
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