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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"
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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.
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Translations

level-headed

[ˈlevlˈhedɪd] ADJsensato, equilibrado
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level-headed

[ˌlɛvlˈhɛdɪd] adjequilibrato/a, con la testa a posto or sulle spalle
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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.
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Much too often, the attendant fame and fortune come too much, too fast for them to level-headedly handle, so they go from victor to victim in the blink and wink of a gimlet eye.
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