Share this entry
clear-headed Line breaks: clear-headed
Pronunciation: /ˌklɪəˈhɛdɪd/

Definition of clear-headed in English:


Alert and thinking logically and coherently: he was finally clear-headed enough to make some sort of decision clear-headed analysis
More 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.


Pronunciation: /ˌklɪərˈhɛdədnəs/
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.
Definition of clear-headed in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources