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heated

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adjective heat·ed \ˈhē-təd\

Simple Definition of heated

  • : including a system that provides warmth

  • : marked by excited or angry feelings

Full Definition of heated

  1. :  marked by anger or passion <a heated argument>

heat·ed·ly adverb

Examples of heated

  1. Their conversation quickly became heated.

  2. <a heated discussion about who should pay for the pizza>



1886

First Known Use of heated

1886


HEATED Defined for Kids

heated

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adjective heat·ed \ˈhē-təd\

Definition of heated

  1. 1 :  hot 1 <heated water>

  2. 2 :  angry <heated words>

heat·ed·ly adverb <They argued heatedly.>




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