charged

[ chahrjd ]
/ tʃɑrdʒd /

adjective

intense; impassioned: an emotionally charged speech.
fraught with emotion: the charged atmosphere of the room.
capable of producing violent emotion, arousing controversy, etc.: the highly charged issue of birth control.
Electricity. pertaining to a particle, body, or system possessing a net amount of positive or negative electric charge.

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Origin of charged

1275–1325; Middle English, for sense “laden, filled”; 1785–95 for def. 1; see charge, -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM charged

well-charged, adjective
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