coolheaded coolheaded


  • (adj) marked by calm self-control (especially in trying circumstances); unemotional



  1. You've met Buffett the investor, the coolheaded gunslinger with an X-ray eye for buying good firms cheap.
  2. Developed a reputation as a coolheaded troubleshooter in global hot spots, negotiating hostage situations in North Korea, Sudan and Iraq Elected governor of New Mexico in 2002.


  1. "As to differences and disputes, it is important that China and the US, both being stakeholders and constructive partners, should address them in a coolheaded, objective and responsible way," Wu wrote.
    on May 17, 2006 By: Wu Yi Source: 940 News

  2. With only a few days left before North Korea's expected launch of a Taepodong-2 missile, Chinese President Hu Jintao said, "Parties involved should stay coolheaded and avoid action that could further complicate the situation."
    on Apr 3, 2009 By: Hu Jintao Source: 동아일보

  3. While Japan asked China to urge Pyongyang restraint, Liang said "it would be best if the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) did not fire" the rocket, and urged countries such as Japan to "take a coolheaded attitude" on the...
    on Mar 23, 2009 By: Liang Guanglie Source: China Daily

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