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heated

[ hee-tid ]
/ ˈhi tɪd /
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adjective

made hot or hotter; warmed.
excited; inflamed; vehement: a heated discussion.

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Origin of heated

First recorded in 1585–95; heat + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM heated

heat·ed·ly, adverbheat·ed·ness, nounun·heat·ed, adjectivewell-heated, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for heated

heated
/ (ˈhiːtɪd) /

adjective

made hot; warmed
impassioned or highly emotional

Derived forms of heated

heatedly, adverbheatedness, noun
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