levelheaded

[lev-uhl-hed-id]
adjective
having common sense and sound judgment; sensible.

Origin:
1875–80, Americanism; level + head + -ed3

levelheadedly, adverb
levelheadedness, noun
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levelheaded
also level-headed, 1876, from level (adj.) + head (n.). The notion is of "balanced."
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Example sentences
Attempts at remaining levelheaded were abandoned months ago.
There was heat in the room, to be sure, but the levelheaded moderator kept
  things on track and respectful.
All us mature, levelheaded, pragmatic readers are rooting for you.
He operates in a stratosphere that is insane, and yet this guy is so
  levelheaded.
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