sober-headed

[ soh-ber-hed-id ]
/ ˈsoʊ bərˈhɛd ɪd /

adjective

characterized by clear, logical thinking; not fanciful or capricious.
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Examples from the Web for sober-headed

  • Still with all this enthusiasm, the sober-headed, patriotic element of the South regretted the necessity of this dissolution.

    History of Kershaw's Brigade|D. Augustus Dickert
  • He always has had the reputation of being a sober-headed man, but he is all off his balance now.

    Dulcibel|Henry Peterson