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levelheaded

[ lev-uhl-hed-id ]
/ ˈlɛv əlˈhɛd ɪd /
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adjective

having common sense and sound judgment; sensible.

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Origin of levelheaded

An Americanism dating back to 1875–80; level + head + -ed3

OTHER WORDS FROM levelheaded

lev·el·head·ed·ly, adverblev·el·head·ed·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for levelheaded

level-headed

adjective

even-tempered, balanced, and reliable; steady

Derived forms of level-headed

level-headedly, adverblevel-headedness, noun
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