{adj. phr.} Having good common sense; practical; reasonable. * /What our office needs is a good, level-headed manager./

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  • levelheaded — index patient, prudent, rational, sane, sensible Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • levelheaded — also level headed, 1869, from LEVEL (Cf. level) (adj.) + HEAD (Cf. head) (n.). The notion is of balanced …   Etymology dictionary

  • levelheaded — [adj] reasonable, calm all there*, balanced, collected, commonsensical, composed, cool, cool as cucumber*, coolheaded*, dependable, discreet, even tempered, farsighted, in one’s right mind*, judicious, practical, prudent, rational, sane, self… …   New thesaurus

  • levelheaded — ☆ levelheaded [lev′əl hed′id ] adj. having or showing an even temper and sound judgment; sensible levelheadedly adv. levelheadedness n …   English World dictionary

  • levelheaded — adjective how did those nitwits end up with such levelheaded children? Syn: sensible, practical, realistic, prudent, pragmatic, wise, reasonable, rational, mature, judicious, sound, sober, businesslike, no nonsense, composed, calm, calm, cool …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • levelheaded — {adj. phr.} Having good common sense; practical; reasonable. * /What our office needs is a good, level headed manager./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • levelheaded — adjective Date: 1879 having or showing sound judgment ; sensible • levelheadedness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • levelheaded — levelheadedly, adv. levelheadedness, n. /lev euhl hed id/, adj. having common sense and sound judgment; sensible. [1875 80, Amer.; LEVEL + HEAD + ED3] * * * …   Universalium

  • levelheaded — Synonyms and related words: assured, balanced, calm, collected, commonsense, composed, confident, cool, coolheaded, dispassionate, equable, equanimous, equilibrious, even, even tempered, logical, philosophical, poised, practical, pragmatic,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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