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cool-head·ed

(ko͞ol′hĕd′ĭd)
adj.
Not easily excited or flustered.

cool-headed

adj
able to remain calm in difficult situations

cool′-head′ed



adj.
not easily excited; calm.
[1770–80]
cool′-head′ed•ly, adv.
cool′-head′ed•ness, n.
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cool-headed

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cool-headed

[ˈkuːlˌhedɪd] ADJsereno, imperturbable

cool-headed

adjkühl (und besonnen)

cool

(kuːl) adjective
1. slightly cold. cool weather.
2. calm or not excitable. He's very cool in a crisis.
3. not very friendly. He was very cool towards me.
4. (slang) great; terrific; fantastic. Wow, that's really cool!; You look cool in those jeans!
verb
1. to make or become less warm. The jelly will cool better in the refrigerator; She cooled her hands in the stream.
2. to become less strong. His affection for her has cooled; Her anger cooled.
noun
cool air or atmosphere. the cool of the evening.
ˈcoolly adverb
ˈcoolness noun
cool-ˈheaded adjective
able to act calmly.
cool down
1. to make or become less warm. Let your food cool down a bit!
2. to make or become less excited or less emotional. He was very angry but he's cooled down now.
keep one's cool
not to become over-excited or confused. If you keep your cool you won't fail.
lose one's cool
not to keep one's cool.
References in classic literature ?
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But his love was much the strongest, and soon looked down the distrust, however reasonable, under the circumstances, the latter might have appeared to a disinterested and cool-headed observer.
And farmed it he had, for twenty years, shrewd, cool-headed, sober, industrious, and thrifty, rising from ship's boy and forecastle hand to mate and master of sailing-ships and thence into steam, second officer, first, and master, from small command to larger, and at last to the bridge of the old Tryapsic--old, to be sure, but worth her fifty thousand pounds and still able to bear up in all seas, and weather her nine thousand tons of freight.
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