charged

6 ENTRIES FOUND:

charged

adjective \ˈchärjd\

: having an amount of electricity

: showing or causing strong feelings

Full Definition of CHARGED

1
:  possessing or showing strong emotion <attacked the author in a highly charged review>
2
:  capable of arousing strong emotion <a politically charged subject>; also :  exciting <a highly charged palette of bold colors>

Examples of CHARGED

  1. The singer gave an emotionally charged interview.
  2. <an abstract expressionist who uses a palette of charged colors to great effect>

First Known Use of CHARGED

1934

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