Definition of Levelheadedness

1. Noun. The property of being levelheaded, stable, not overly swayed by passion. ¹

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Definition of Levelheadedness

1. [n -ES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Levelheadedness

level headed
level junction
level of aspiration
level off
level pegging
level playing field
level set
level staff
level up
leveled up
leveling up
levelised life-cycle cost
levelled up
levelling up

Literary usage of Levelheadedness

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1908)
"The ability to write in a dead language is no measure of a man's ability as a taxono- mer, nor of his scientific sanity, nor of his general levelheadedness ..."

2. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1893)
"Rarely does a month pass in which he does not find himself in a position requiring tact, sound judgment, and levelheadedness. If he does not possess these ..."

3. Studies in Humanism by Ferdinand Canning Scott Schiller (1907)
"It speaks well for the levelheadedness of humanity that it has not allowed itself to be scared to death by the appalling pretensions of these philosophic ..."

4. The New York Times Current History (1917)
"Its main feature is a kind of terrible coolness, a rather awful levelheadedness. The Englishman makes constant small blunders; but few, almost no, ..."

5. Michigan: A History of Governments by Thomas McIntyre Cooley, Charles Moore (1905)
"... to the earnestness and self- abnegation of the devoted missionary the levelheadedness so essential to success in the ordinary walks of business life. ..."

6. New Englander and Yale Review by Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight (1886)
"This unexampled success is due, in a large degree, if we may coin a word of barbarous sound, to the levelheadedness of its clerical guardians. ..."

7. The Expositor edited by Samuel Cox, William Robertson Nicoll, James Moffatt (1899)
"Bacon, its judgment and levelheadedness in strictly historical questions are distinctly inferior to Mr. Lewin's ; and I would venture to refer him to the ..."

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