- not easily excited; calm.
Origin of cool-headed
First recorded in 1770–80
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Examples from the Web for cool-headed
Eighteen months ago, I was in a similar situation and had the opportunity to act like a cool-headed adult—but failed miserably.Warren Buffett’s Cancer Decoded
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Isaac was small, but he was bright, cool-headed, and brave-hearted.
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