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Having a clear, orderly mind; sensible.

clear′head′ed·ly adv.
clear′head′ed·ness n.


(ˈklɪərˈhɛd ɪd)

having or showing an alert mind.
clear′head′ed•ly, adv.
clear′head′ed•ness, n.
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Adj.1.clearheaded - not mentally confused; able to think clearly and act intelligently
confused - mentally confused; unable to think with clarity or act intelligently; "the flood of questions left her bewildered and confused"
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STHE cost of buying properties suitable to become embassies in places like London, Washington and Paris should deter any clearheaded person from voting Yes.
She asserted that eating small amounts of potatoes or rice were also fine, but should be kept to a minimum and if people followed this poem for the entire month of January, not only would they feel clearheaded but will also lose weight.
But Question 3 requires a clearheaded answer, and that answer is a clear "no.
Those days for him are definitely over and he's clearheaded, working hard and says he's never felt better for it.
Since leaving that band fans of his clearheaded horn playing have been anxiously awaiting some new recorded music, and Jay Walkin' shouldn't disappoint.
Old Nick is equally clearheaded when it comes to making judgements.
of East Anglia and now an expert working for examination boards in the UK on tests of critical thinking, offers students and the general readership the opportunity to practice reasoning in a clearheaded and critical way, the goal being to develop skills in reasoning well and improving skills in analyzing and evaluating arguments.
Christianity is as simple as physics--the continuous, clearheaded stripping down of complex situations to first principles, which takes all the brain cells and spiritual perception that we possess.
Nuclear Weapons Policy is a sober and clearheaded examination of American options and obligations, particularly with regard to the demand side of proliferation and reduced reliance on nuclear weapons for foreign policy.
Claude McKay--Lyric Poetry in the Age of Cataclysm," Maxwell's lively introduction, brings a clearheaded reevaluation to McKay studies, starting with the insistent vexation over the poet's resolve to work in traditional forms.
Medea Benjamin, co-founder of Global Exchange and Code Pink, gives her clearheaded assessment.
How dare they, Republicans and Democrats alike (with the exception of one clearheaded Utah Democrat), give themselves their sixth pay raise in a row, with Americans of both parties struggling to make ends meet, the largest deficits in history, shrinking budgets for crucial social programs and more.