Definition of heated
- a heated argument
Their conversation quickly became heated.
a heated discussion about who should pay for the pizza
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arctic, bitter, bleak, chill, chilly, cold, freezing, frigid, frosty, gelid, glacial, ice-cold, iced, icy, nippy, polar, raw, sharp, snappy, snowy, subfreezing, subzero, ultracold, winterly, wintry (also wintery);
: including a system that provides warmth
: marked by excited or angry feelings
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without deliberation, pause, or delay
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