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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.
"I'm looking forward to working hard to make that happen." Coach Richard Cockerill said: "Henry is a levelheaded, gutsy player whose leadership and playmaking abilities are integral to the way we play.
I would urge more levelheaded councillors to stand up against this ill-conceived idea, and use more sensible alternatives until car users have had the chance to get more electric cars.
"But John is levelheaded and he knows the areas in which he needs to improve."
Lt Gen Eisenkot held key posts during a three-decade military career and developed a levelheaded reputation during a war against Hezbollah in 2006.
It came as a surprise to hear that the levelheaded Anderson had been done for speeding.
It's about staying calm and levelheaded, not getting too high or too low.