clearheaded

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clear·head·ed

 (klîr′hĕd′ĭd)
adj.
Having a clear, orderly mind; sensible.

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

clear•head•ed

(ˈklɪərˈhɛd ɪd)

adj.
having or showing an alert mind.
[1700–10]
clear′head′ed•ly, adv.
clear′head′ed•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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"
References in classic literature ?
His father had been in the business before him, and Monsieur Ratignolle stood well in the community and bore an enviable reputation for integrity and clearheadedness. His family lived in commodious apartments over the store, having an entrance on the side within the porte cochere.
However much he drank, he never lost his clearheadedness. Both Kuragin and Dolokhov were at that time notorious among the rakes and scapegraces of Petersburg.
With New Zealand and South Africa still to play, teams whose fast bowlers have troubled the Pakistani batting in recent times, the Pakistani cricket team needs to play with clearheadedness and self-control as there is no better way to raise the morale of the supporters than by registering a win against your biggest rivals.
LONDON -- Former Finance Minister Ishaq Dar has said that Pakistan Muslim League (N) government took a number of effective steps and brought it out of the Financial Action Task Force's Black list first and later from Grey to White List and Nawaz Sharif's clearheadedness against the militant groups made that possible.
The House remembered him as an active member and political worker who would be missed by his colleagues for his decency and clearheadedness. The House will now meet on Thursday morning.