cool/calm head

noun

: an ability to remain calm
You need a cool/calm head to deal with someone like him.

Examples of cool/calm head in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But the delivery company’s CEO and founder is keeping a cool head over a directive that could recognize 5.5 million of the EU’s 28 million gig workers as legal employees. Ryan Hogg, Fortune Europe, 14 Mar. 2024 Ash finds himself in the unusual position of being the cool head as a rampaging Lewis hunts the hunters. Journal Sentinel, 31 Jan. 2024 Thankfully, Xander's (Nicholas Brendon) army getup gives him the skills and the cool head to calmly navigate the frightening turn of events. Ew Staff, EW.com, 24 Oct. 2023 But if Humphries has the cool hand, Littler has the cool head. Sean Neumann, Peoplemag, 3 Jan. 2024 Part of the challenge for some contestants is keeping a cool head when they're being yelled at by former military personnel. Jamie Ballard, Women's Health, 22 Aug. 2023 Lucien, encountering the stylish and untethered Madeleine (Mireille Balin), loses his swaggering heart and his cool head. Anthony Lane, The New Yorker, 4 Aug. 2023 The rabbi, Charlie Cytron-Walker, has been called heroic for his cool head and the decisive leadership that led to the dramatic escape of three hostages on Saturday from Congregation Beth Israel of Colleyville, in suburban Fort Worth, Texas. New York Times, 17 Jan. 2022 The defensive midfielder plays with a calm head on his shoulders and the experience of a player 10 years his senior. Liam Canning, Forbes, 27 Mar. 2023

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“Cool/calm head.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cool%2Fcalm%20head. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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