Definition of heated in English:

heated

Syllabification: heat·ed
Pronunciation: /ˈhētid
 
/

adjective

  • 1Made warm or hot: a heated swimming pool
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    • Faster-than-fast oriental food is on offer here with all the popular dishes keeping warm under heated lights.
    • Among many other features including a heated seat and warm air dryer, it uses fuzzy logic to establish your pattern of use.
    • Imagine stepping out of the shower onto a warm custom heated floor.
    Synonyms
  • 2Inflamed with passion or conviction: she had a heated argument with an official
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    • Everywhere you go, you hear people of either side joined in animated discussion or heated argument on this issue.
    • She repeatedly demonstrates that they are spiritually damning as the evils of heated passion often are not.
    • During the passionate and often heated debate councillors stressed the increase was a result of recommendations made by an independent panel.
    Synonyms
    vehement, passionate, impassioned, animated, spirited, lively, intense, fiery; angry, bitter, furious, fierce, stormy, tempestuousexcited, animated, inflamed, worked up, wound up, keyed up
    informal het up, in a state

Derivatives

heatedly

adverb
More example sentences
  • The world's major powers, through the Security Council, are publicly - and heatedly - debating a response to a major threat.
  • Among the most heatedly debated question was: ‘What is the one most important thing to improve the health service?’
  • These voters probably all massively, heatedly, psychotically disagree with one another about who should be president.

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