charged: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (chärjd), [key]
— adj.
  1. intense; impassioned: an emotionally charged speech.
  2. fraught with emotion: the charged atmosphere of the room.
  3. capable of producing violent emotion, arousing controversy, etc.: the highly charged issue of birth control.
  4. pertaining to a particle, body, or system possessing a net amount of positive or negative electric charge.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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