heated

adjective
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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From belly dancing to the country’s superb mangoes and the possible influence of Egyptian culture on ancient Greek civilization (a heated debate). Klara Glowczewska, Town & Country, "Can Egypt Convince the World That It Is Starting Over?," 19 Mar. 2019 Shutterstock The plan, which is expected to pass City Council scrutiny early next month, is the furthest-reaching such proposal from a U.S. municipality, and comes after nearly a year of heated debate. Patrick Sisson, Curbed, "Here’s what a plan to tackle climate change, density, and affordability looks like," 27 Nov. 2018 Her heated debates—and chemistry—with Nick Torres (Wilmer Valderrama) often keep the crime series entertaining. Megan Stein, Country Living, "'NCIS' Is About to Reveal Something Very Mysterious About Agent Bishop," 13 Nov. 2018 After a heated exchange on-stage, his set was cleared and Cardi started up again, seemingly unhappy with her ex's antics. Vogue, "Was Cardi B, or Her Publicist, in on Offset's "Surprise" Appearance at Her Show?," 17 Dec. 2018 Dressing room discord has been made public too as it was revealed in the wake of the Cup defeat veteran striker Kenny Miller and captain Lee Wallace had been involved in heated exchanges with 43-year-old Murty. Afp, chicagotribune.com, "Gerrard in contention for Rangers manager job," 26 Apr. 2018 Koh, a former Louis Vuitton model, was arrested in January along with two others for stabbing Uzoka in the heart during a heated argument allegedly fueled by Koh’s jealousy over Uzoka’s successful career. Amira Rasool, Teen Vogue, "A Former Louis Vuitton Model Found Guilty of Murdering Fellow Male Model," 14 Aug. 2018 Other amenities include heated marble floors, wet bars, and a gym. Cator Sparks, House Beautiful, "Carrie Underwood Is Selling Her Tennessee Home," 11 Mar. 2019 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

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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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heated

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of heated

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

heated

adjective
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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