Cool-headedness
cool-headed cool"-head`ed, coolheaded cool"head*ed, a. Having a temper not easily excited; free from passion; unshakably calm and collected. -- {Cool"-head`ed*ness}, n.

Syn: cool, imperturbable, unflappable. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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