heated

[ hee-tid ]
/ ˈhi tɪd /

adjective

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

Nearby words

  1. heat-labile,
  2. heat-moon,
  3. heat-seal,
  4. heat-seeking,
  5. heat-treat,
  6. heatedly,
  7. heater,
  8. heath,
  9. heath cock,
  10. heath family

Origin of heated

First recorded in 1585–95; heat + -ed2

Related formsheat·ed·ly, adverbheat·ed·ness, nounun·heat·ed, adjectivewell-heat·ed, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for heatedly

heated

/ (ˈhiːtɪd) /

adjective

made hot; warmed
impassioned or highly emotional
Derived Formsheatedly, adverbheatedness, noun

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Word Origin and History for heatedly

heated

adj.

in figurative sense "agitated, inflamed," 1590s, past participle adjective from heat (v.). Related: Heatedly.

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