Definition of level-headed in English:



  • Calm and sensible.

    ‘she was glad to have the advice of someone so level-headed’
    ‘a level-headed discussion’
    • ‘Most of us are a level-headed bunch with good street-sense.’
    • ‘For what he knew, she was level-headed and exuded confidence on a regular basis.’
    • ‘I am, however, interested in a civilised, level-headed discussion, and I will take an active interest in what you all write.’
    • ‘She is also usually level-headed, pleasant, intelligent and courteous.’
    • ‘Firstly, no child, however level-headed and mature, is safe from the menace of drugs.’
    • ‘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?’
    • ‘For a quiet, level-headed lad, who is usually so composed and unflappable on the pitch, the prospect is one that exhilarates.’
    • ‘She must be level-headed and sober enough to realise that certain statements do not help to serve the country at all.’
    • ‘One is a practical optimist, the other a level-headed pragmatist.’
    • ‘I like to think of myself as relatively calm and level-headed, pretty much trundling along on an emotional even keel.’
    • ‘She was always seen as calm and level-headed, always speaking in a mild and soothing tone.’
    • ‘It is the most realistic and level-headed account I have read.’
    • ‘We're expected to be very level-headed and sane in the face of chaos.’
    • ‘If you want sober, cautious, level-headed judgment read The Economist.’
    • ‘It is also admirably level-headed in its approach.’
    • ‘Somehow, she managed to be warm and caring, while yet remaining cool and level-headed.’
    • ‘He was a kind, gentle man but was a great practical joker - though still very much level-headed.’
    • ‘The hope that irrational people will act rationally is a perpetual delusion of the level-headed.’
    • ‘Like the introduction of decimal currency, the advent of the Euro was an opportunity no level-headed business man or woman would miss.’
    • ‘A calm and level-headed examination of the facts cleared that up, and probably added to Bishop Robertson's case.’
    sensible, practical, realistic, prudent, circumspect, pragmatic, wise, reasonable, rational, mature, commonsensical, full of common sense, judicious, sound, sober, businesslike, no-nonsense, sane, composed, calm, cool, collected, cool, calm, and collected, serene, relaxed, at ease, confident, well balanced, equable, moderate, unworried, unmoved, unemotional, cool-headed, hard-headed, balanced, self-possessed, unruffled, even-tempered, imperturbable, reliable, dependable, with one's feet on the ground
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