heat·​ed ˈhē-təd How to pronounce heated (audio)
: marked by anger or passion
a heated argument
heatedly adverb

Example Sentences

Their conversation quickly became heated. a heated discussion about who should pay for the pizza
Recent Examples on the Web The manor-style hotel has suites, cavernous bathrooms in every room, a bowling alley and arcade, and a massive outdoor heated pool. Lydia Price, Travel + Leisure, 4 Mar. 2023 Elsewhere on the property there is a 60-foot, heated swimming pool, a pond and a tennis court. Jessica Flint, WSJ, 2 Mar. 2023 Evenings at Blancaneaux are spent relaxing at the outdoor spa, swimming in the heated Waterfall pool and various on-site dinner spots that pay homage to the Coppola’s Italian roots and nearby Guatemalen neighbors. Jon Blistein, Rolling Stone, 28 Feb. 2023 Dan and Marilyn Quayle added a heated pool, and the Cheneys upgraded an upstairs galley kitchen. Jura Koncius, Washington Post, 22 Feb. 2023 Along with a gated driveway, the home features a private golf course, tennis court, in-ground heated pool, guest house and outbuilding. Alex Groth, Journal Sentinel, 22 Feb. 2023 It’s built for year-round activities and entertaining—and with its three kitchens, a 600-bottle wine cellar, fur storage, ski lockers, a heated outdoor pool and so much more, it’s certainly equipped to do so. Emma Reynolds, Robb Report, 17 Feb. 2023 Along with a full-sized gym and home theater, the home also features a heated pool, jacuzzi and outdoor kitchen in the backyard. Natalia Senanayake, Peoplemag, 15 Feb. 2023 This 125-footer features countless lounging areas, protected outdoor dining, and a heated plunge pool. Bill Springer, Forbes, 12 Feb. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1886, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of heated was in 1886

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“Heated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/heated. Accessed 24 Mar. 2023.

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heat·​ed ˈhēt-əd How to pronounce heated (audio)
: marked by excited or angry feelings
a heated debate
heatedly adverb

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