ADJ-GRADED (approval)
If you describe someone as clear-headed, you mean that they are sensible and think clearly, especially in difficult situations.

...his clear-headed grasp of the laws of economics.

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  • Clear-headed — Clear head ed (kl[=e]r h[e^]d [e^]d), a. Having a clear understanding; quick of perception; intelligent. He was laborious and clear headed. Macaulay. {Clear head ed*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • clear-headed — adj able to think in a clear and sensible way …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • clear-headed — index sapient Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • clear-headed — adjective able to think in a sensible and calm way …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • clear-headed — a. 1. Free from confusion or confused thought, lucid, luminous, clear thoughted, clear thinking. 2. Discerning, clear sighted, clear seeing, keen sighted, shrewd, sagacious, perspicacious, penetrating, acute, long headed. See intelligent …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • clear-headed — adjective thinking clearly clear headedly adverb clear headedness noun (U) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • clear-headed — /ˈklɪə hɛdəd/ (say klear heduhd) adjective having or showing a clear head or understanding. –clear headedness, noun …  

  • clear-headed — adjective alert and thinking logically. Derivatives clear headedness noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • clear headed — sober, thinking clearly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • clear-headed — UK / US adjective able to think in a sensible and calm way …   English dictionary

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