Definition of level-headed in English:

level-headed

adjective

  • Calm and sensible:

    ‘she was glad to have the advice of someone so level-headed’
    ‘a level-headed discussion’
    • ‘For what he knew, she was level-headed and exuded confidence on a regular basis.’
    • ‘If you want sober, cautious, level-headed judgment read The Economist.’
    • ‘She was always seen as calm and level-headed, always speaking in a mild and soothing tone.’
    • ‘The hope that irrational people will act rationally is a perpetual delusion of the level-headed.’
    • ‘Firstly, no child, however level-headed and mature, is safe from the menace of drugs.’
    • ‘She is also usually level-headed, pleasant, intelligent and courteous.’
    • ‘A calm and level-headed examination of the facts cleared that up, and probably added to Bishop Robertson's case.’
    • ‘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?’
    • ‘He was a kind, gentle man but was a great practical joker - though still very much level-headed.’
    • ‘We're expected to be very level-headed and sane in the face of chaos.’
    • ‘It is the most realistic and level-headed account I have read.’
    • ‘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 must be level-headed and sober enough to realise that certain statements do not help to serve the country at all.’
    • ‘Like the introduction of decimal currency, the advent of the Euro was an opportunity no level-headed business man or woman would miss.’
    • ‘Somehow, she managed to be warm and caring, while yet remaining cool and level-headed.’
    • ‘It is also admirably level-headed in its approach.’
    • ‘For a quiet, level-headed lad, who is usually so composed and unflappable on the pitch, the prospect is one that exhilarates.’
    • ‘I am, however, interested in a civilised, level-headed discussion, and I will take an active interest in what you all write.’
    • ‘Most of us are a level-headed bunch with good street-sense.’
    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
    unflappable, together
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Pronunciation:

level-headed

/ˌlɛv(ə)lˈhɛdɪd/