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level-headed

adj
even-tempered, balanced, and reliable; steady
ˌlevel-ˈheadedly adv
ˌlevel-ˈheadedness n
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Adj.1.level-headed - exercising or showing good judgment; "healthy scepticism"; "a healthy fear of rattlesnakes"; "the healthy attitude of French laws"; "healthy relations between labor and management"; "an intelligent solution"; "a sound approach to the problem"; "sound advice"; "no sound explanation for his decision"
reasonable, sensible - showing reason or sound judgment; "a sensible choice"; "a sensible person"

level-headed

adjective calm, balanced, reasonable, composed, together (slang), cool, collected, steady, sensible, sane, dependable, unflappable (informal), self-possessed, even-tempered He is level-headed and practical.
Translations

level-headed

[ˈlevlˈhedɪd] ADJsensato, equilibrado

level-headed

[ˌlɛvlˈhɛdɪd] adjequilibrato/a, con la testa a posto or sulle spalle

level

(ˈlevl) noun
1. height, position, strength, rank etc. The level of the river rose; a high level of intelligence.
2. a horizontal division or floor. the third level of the multi-storey car park.
3. a kind of instrument for showing whether a surface is level. a spirit level.
4. a flat, smooth surface or piece of land. It was difficult running uphill but he could run fast on the level.
adjective
1. flat, even, smooth or horizontal. a level surface; a level spoonful (= an amount which just fills the spoon to the top of the sides).
2. of the same height, standard etc. The top of the kitchen sink is level with the window-sill; The scores of the two teams are level.
3. steady, even and not rising or falling much. a calm, level voice.
verbpast tense, past participle ˈlevelled , (American) ˈleveled
1. to make flat, smooth or horizontal. He levelled the soil.
2. to make equal. His goal levelled the scores of the two teams.
3. (usually with at) to aim (a gun etc). He levelled his pistol at the target.
4. to pull down. The bulldozer levelled the block of flats.
ˈlevelness noun
level crossing
a place where a road crosses a railway without a bridge.
level-ˈheaded adjective
calm and sensible.
do one's level best
to do one's very best.
level off
to make or become flat, even, steady etc. After rising for so long, prices have now levelled off.
level out
to make or become level. The road levels out as it comes down to the plain.
on a level with
level with. His eyes were on a level with the shop counter.
on the level
fair; honest.
References in classic literature ?
But, also, he had been level-headed and was partly responsible for this.
On other points he's as level-headed as a breeder of shorthorns, which is what he happens to be.
When the President of the United States rightly excoriated law-breakers and thugs on all sides of a street conflagration, he came in for a torrent of media abuse, forcing even level-headed bystanders to take cover.
I feel a lot more level-headed through the year emotionally.
And he believes the level-headed approach of both Gibson and Aitor Karanka would give Boro a good chance of staying up in the top flight should they win promotion this season.
He's just so level-headed, he's fantastic to bounce things off.
He's the most level-headed kid I've ever worked with.
I've always said when we were beaten and everyone was writing us off, you just keep everyone level-headed and go again.
He is a level-headed person and plays a level-headed game, he is very popular here on and off the ice.
The Northern Ireland international said: "The mood is good, the lads are on an unbeaten 16-game run so confidence is high, but we try not to turn that into arrogance, we try to keep it level-headed.
Moreover, Khazen highlighted the level-headed speech of Nasrallah during Ashura celebration where he stated that he and his party will bear the responsibility for the indictment to be issued by the STL, in an attempt to save Lebanon from any kind of strife and to cut the way off for continuous Israeli attempts to cause violence in Lebanon by spreading rumors about the content of said indictment.
The Sunderland-born youngster's success is in part due to his level-headed approach.