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clearheaded

[ kleer-hed-id ]
/ ˈklɪərˈhɛd ɪd /
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adjective

having or showing an alert mind.

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Origin of clearheaded

First recorded in 1700–10; clear + head + -ed3

OTHER WORDS FROM clearheaded

clear·head·ed·ly, adverbclear·head·ed·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for clearheaded

clear-headed

adjective

mentally alert; sensible; judicious

Derived forms of clear-headed

clear-headedly, adverbclear-headedness, noun
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