cool-headed

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cool-headed (comparative more cool-headed, superlative most cool-headed)

  1. Calm and imperturbable, especially under pressure.
    • 2014, A teacher, "Choosing a primary school: a teacher's guide for parents", The Guardian, 23 September 2014:
      The best headteachers are like submarine captains – cool-headed, astute decision-makers – who trust their colleagues and surroundings to indicate where their ship is headed.

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