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Definition of "grounded" []

  • Sensible and down-to-earth; having one's feet on the ground (adjective)
  • Of or pertaining to an electrical conductor which is connected to earth; earthed. (adjective)

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  • Not allowed to fly. (adjective)
  • Confined to one's room, typically by a parent, as a punishment. (adjective)
  • Mature, sensible with well-considered priorities. (adjective)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of ground. (verb)

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Use "grounded" in a sentence
  • "I was searching for a new definition of what it means to be a man, a definition grounded in peace, non-violence, equality and respect for women."
  • "As always, what keeps the hour grounded is the heart-on-her-sleeve performance by the wonderful America Ferrera as Betty, who presses ahead with Henry (the equally excellent Christopher Gorham), despite a near-certainty of eventual heartbreak."
  • "As much as their lives have changed, the two say they will remain grounded, on and off the course."