[lev-uh l-hed-id]


having common sense and sound judgment; sensible.

Origin of levelheaded

An Americanism dating back to 1875–80; level + head + -ed3
Related formslev·el·head·ed·ly, adverblev·el·head·ed·ness, noun
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Word Origin and History for levelheaded

also level-headed, 1869, from level (adj.) + head (n.). The notion is of "balanced." Related: Levelheadedness.

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