adjective over·heat·ed \-ˈhē-təd\
: too hot
: too excited or emotional
of a market or economy : having too much activity, growth, etc.
: characterized by marked inflation from an increase in demand and a decrease in supply <an overheated economy>
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Examples of OVERHEATED
- She worked in a stuffy, overheated office.
- The discussion was getting overheated.
- The market for new houses is overheated.
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