heat·​ed | \ ˈhē-təd How to pronounce heated (audio) \

Definition of heated

: marked by anger or passion a heated argument

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Other Words from heated

heatedly adverb

Examples of heated in a Sentence

Their conversation quickly became heated. a heated discussion about who should pay for the pizza

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Others feel more boutique, with in-room saunas and modern bathrooms tricked out with heated floors and Villeroy & Boch appliances. Amy Tara Koch, Vogue, "The Slopes Less Taken: Going on a Ski Safari in the Dolomites," 7 Mar. 2019 Now, imagine seeing Earth's natural light display from the comfort of a warm, heated glass getaway—or better yet, a steaming hot tub outside said getaway. Elizabeth Gulino, House Beautiful, "The Snowman Glass Resort Is the Winter Vacation of Your Dreams," 20 Feb. 2019 Richardson suggests using a heated eyelash curler to gently lift them instead. Roxanne Adamiyatt, Town & Country, "Every Question You've Ever Had About Lash Extensions Answered," 4 Feb. 2019 Tall ceilings and floor-to-ceiling windows produce a light and airy space, and a heated and air conditioned garage with glass panels rounds out the amenities. Megan Barber, Curbed, "Modern glass and steel house asks $3.6M," 5 Nov. 2018 But the main star throughout the house is the island itself, lushly landscaped with foliage, a manicured lawn, and a heated pool flanked by Adirondack chairs. Megan Barber, Curbed, "Charming 1912 house on a private island asks $4.9M," 5 Dec. 2018 Its amenities include fireplaces in the master bedroom and family room, a four-car garage, a wine cellar and a built-in barbecue next to a heated pool. Robert Gundran, azcentral, "Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher, retired Detroit Lion buy Paradise Valley houses," 2 July 2018 Ocean Resort also will have a 40,000 square-foot branch of Exhale spa that will include 31 treatment rooms and a co-ed social area with a salt grotto, heated pool, steam room and bar. Robert Digiacomo, USA TODAY, "New Hard Rock Casino gives Atlantic City a hot hand," 29 June 2018 But the heated pool, outdoor fireplace and large covered lanai are what really set this Amelia Island gem apart. Meghan Overdeep, Southern Living, "This Historic Victorian For Sale on Amelia Island Redefines Outdoor Living," 7 June 2018

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First Known Use of heated

1886, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of heated was in 1886

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English Language Learners Definition of heated

: including a system that provides warmth
: marked by excited or angry feelings


heat·​ed | \ ˈhē-təd How to pronounce heated (audio) \

Kids Definition of heated

1 : hot sense 1 heated water
2 : angry heated words

Other Words from heated

heatedly adverb They argued heatedly.

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