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heated

[hee-tid] /ˈhi tɪd/
adjective
1.
made hot or hotter; warmed.
2.
excited; inflamed; vehement:
a heated discussion.
Origin of heated
1585-1595
1585-95; heat + -ed2
Related forms
heatedly, adverb
heatedness, noun
unheated, adjective
well-heated, adjective
Synonyms
2. passionate, impassioned, fierce.
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  • Serial dilutions of unheated patient's serum were mixed with equal amounts of bacterial suspension in small test tubes.

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

  • Fancy the chill and gloom of the unheated, ill-lighted churches at that hour on winter mornings.

    Sabbath in Puritan New England Alice Morse Earle
  • The third week the Philo boxes are placed in a large, unheated room.

    The Dollar Hen Milo M. Hastings
  • The room had a stone floor, and was unheated, only a little less cold than outdoors.

    Peking Dust Ellen N. La Motte
  • She awoke to the chill of an unheated room during a winter storm.

    The Lookout Man B. M. Bower
  • If one brings the previously heated organ in contact with the unheated triturated organ it will again give off light.

    The Nature of Animal Light E. Newton Harvey
  • The chill of these sunless, unheated buildings in winter can well be imagined.

    Sabbath in Puritan New England Alice Morse Earle
British Dictionary definitions for unheated

unheated

/ʌnˈhiːtɪd/
adjective
1.
not having been warmed up

heated

/ˈhiːtɪd/
adjective
1.
made hot; warmed
2.
impassioned or highly emotional
Derived Forms
heatedly, adverb
heatedness, noun
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Word Origin and History for unheated

heated

adj.

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

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