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Characteristically self-composed and sensible.

lev′el·head′ed·ness n.
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(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"
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Possessing, proceeding from, or exhibiting good judgment and prudence:
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