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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [kleer-hed-id]
    • /ˈklɪərˈhɛd ɪd/
    • /ˌklɪərˈhed·ɪd/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kleer-hed-id]
    • /ˈklɪərˈhɛd ɪd/

Definitions of clearheaded word

  • adjective clearheaded having or indicating a clear mind; lucid; unconfused 3
  • adjective clearheaded having or showing an alert mind. 1
  • noun clearheaded Alert and thinking logically and coherently. 1
  • adjective clearheaded Having the ability to think clearly and act appropriately. 0

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Origin of clearheaded

First appearance:

before 1700
One of the 50% oldest English words
First recorded in 1700-10; clear + head + -ed3

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Parts of speech for Clearheaded


clearheaded popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 59% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

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Synonyms for clearheaded

adj clearheaded

  • composed — If someone is composed, they are calm and able to control their feelings.
  • perceptive — having or showing keenness of insight, understanding, or intuition: a perceptive analysis of the problems involved.
  • sensible — having, using, or showing good sense or sound judgment: a sensible young woman.
  • confuse — If you confuse two things, you get them mixed up, so that you think one of them is the other one.

adjective clearheaded

  • lucid — easily understood; completely intelligible or comprehensible: a lucid explanation.

Antonyms for clearheaded

adjective clearheaded

  • befuddled — confused, muddled, perplexed
  • juiced — intoxicated from alcohol; drunk: When arrested he was definitely juiced.

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