level-headed


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Related to level-headed: free-thinking, self-starting
  • adj

Synonyms for level-headed

Synonyms for level-headed

exercising or showing good judgment

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When their parents are killed in a freak car accident, level-headed teenager Ruby (Leelee Sobieski) and her little brother Rhett (Morgan) are sent to live with their new guardians - wealthy former neighbours Terry and Erin Glass (Stellan Skarsgard and Diane Lane).
Becks is modest, level-headed and dignified - a total contrast to all those talented but boozed-up footballers like Gazza and Collymore who had bucket- loads of ability but no self-control.
If you're the only one in the group who has agreed to make the Isabella area jaunt this Memorial Day weekend with absolutely no desire to submerge yourself, try emerging yourself in things that lower the pulse rate, seem more level-headed, and are far more drip-dry:
Manny has enjoyed a lot of publicity since breaking through into the first-team squad last season but he's level-headed and he has handled it well.
Martin is a level-headed manager who worked out quickly what was needed to be successful in Scotland.
He's a very level-headed lad and is willing to learn which is a good sign because sometimes you get young players of 19 or 20 who, after a couple of good games, think they have already arrived, but Robbie is not like that," said Keane.
Little known to Sally (Barrymore), a sunny, level-headed local drive-through order taker, she has become the center of a twisted scheme orchestrated by her former lover's wife, Mrs.
But William is as level-headed and sensible a young man as you could expect, as Paul Burrell points out today.
Paramedic Colin Peagram said: "Crews are level-headed people but staff are petrified to be alone in the station at night.
Pamela Haunschild, assistant professor of organizational behavior at Stanford Business School, studies the social forces that drive corporate acquisitions -- forces that may have little to do with the level-headed assessment of a target firm's value.
Young is the quiet, steady leader of the Texas Rangers, the club's replacement for Alex Rodriguez at shortstop, the approachable and level-headed unofficial spokesman for the club reporters go to after virtually every game, win or lose.
Craig plays the unnamed protagonist, a low-profile, level-headed (so he thinks) drug dealer, the consummate professional looking for one last big score before sailing off into the sunset.
Liverpool are preparing an pounds 8m New Year bid, yet Hart said: "Michael is a level-headed lad but I don't want anything to put him off his game.
In a sentence, it teaches all of us who take religion seriously to continually offer rational and open, level-headed explanations for the beliefs we hold in the face of outside, cultural and theological challenges and diversity.