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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 ?
On other points he's as level-headed as a breeder of shorthorns, which is what he happens to be.
But, also, he had been level-headed and was partly responsible for this.
Only last month we were told that Liam had found religion and become more level-headed since the birth of his son.
But level-headed Williams said: "I'll leave the predictions to others.
Even so seemingly level-headed a president as Franklin Roosevelt was moved to suggest that narcotics addiction was "an even more serious offense against society than murder itself, But FDR was the chief executive who oversaw an end to alcohol prohibition.
Looking past the buzz and the critical acclaim that's currently swirling around him, the level-headed artist is keeping his eye squarely on the big picture.
He is a level-headed lad and with all those ingredients it's not surprising that he did what he did in Australia.
He's a decent man, so level-headed and knows exactly what he's doing.
The day after that, Sele became the odd man out of the crowded rotation and dutifully accepted being dispatched to the bullpen, where he brought a more professional, level-headed presence to the unglamorous role of long reliever.
Jannik is just out of prison for assault during a robbery, while Michael is a level-headed family man and army officer .
The level-headed bricklayer from Bristol caused the biggest upset of the 2004 Ladbrokes.
Friends described his death as an "absolute tragedy" and said he was level-headed and appeared to have no personal problems.