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

Origin of heated

First recorded in 1585–95; heat + -ed2
Related formsheat·ed·ly, adverbheat·ed·ness, nounun·heat·ed, adjectivewell-heat·ed, adjective

Synonyms for heated

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Examples from the Web for unheated

Contemporary Examples of unheated

Historical Examples of unheated

  • The month was February but there were no blankets, and the place was unheated.

  • The third week the Philo boxes are placed in a large, unheated room.

    The Dollar Hen

    Milo M. Hastings

  • She awoke to the chill of an unheated room during a winter storm.

    The Lookout Man

    B. M. Bower

  • The chill of these sunless, unheated buildings in winter can well be imagined.

  • If one brings the previously heated organ in contact with the unheated triturated organ it will again give off light.

British Dictionary definitions for unheated



not having been warmed up



made hot; warmed
impassioned or highly emotional
Derived Formsheatedly, adverbheatedness, noun
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Word Origin and History for unheated



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

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