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Characteristically self-composed and sensible.

lev′el·head′ed·ness n.


(ˈlɛv əlˈhɛd ɪd)

having common sense and sound judgment; sensible.
[1875–80, Amer.]
lev′el•head′ed•ly, adv.
lev′el•head′ed•ness, n.
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Adj.1.levelheaded - 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"


Possessing, proceeding from, or exhibiting good judgment and prudence:
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It's best to be levelheaded, of course," agreed Philippa, "but you miss lots of fun.
The story drags on for nearly three hours, during which time the neurotic George becomes irritatingly shrill and even the warm, levelheaded Doris loses her charm.
Clearly the young striker has something of an affinity with bright, levelheaded, sensible young women with their feet firmly on the ground.
He offers some levelheaded responses to questions relating to Shakespeare's religion, the "lost years," and the identity of the Dark Lady of the sonnets.
But she's still levelheaded enough to take a political stance on the war,and make her feminist message one that young people will actually listen to.
Without question, a new tone of sobriety and caution has entered much of the industry analysis surrounding the Linux market, and industry observers are taking a more levelheaded approach to analyzing its prospects, and defining the surrounding opportunity.
Virgos are more levelheaded and weigh up the options carefully.
In fact, if anything, Monheit seems, well, levelheaded when her head should be spinning.
The long overdue coming out following his arrest was one of the classiest, most levelheaded elements of a career that has been plagued by ugly court cases and lengthy silences.
Baer will call for a more levelheaded approach with respect to increasingly rampant regulatory euphoria.
She also has a levelheaded approach to life which should give Paul the stability and calm he needs at his time of life.