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Definition of grounded adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

grounded

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//ˈɡraʊndəd//
 
 
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  • having a sensible and realistic attitude to life Away from Hollywood, he relies on his family and friends to keep him grounded.
  • Idioms
    (be) grounded in/on something
     
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    (to be) based on something His views are grounded on the assumption that all people are equal. These explanations are not sufficiently grounded in fact.
    See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: grounded