WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
charged  (chärjd),USA pronunciation 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. Electricitypertaining to a particle, body, or system possessing a net amount of positive or negative electric charge.
  • 1275–1325; Middle English, for sense "laden, filled''; 1785–95 for def. 1; see charge, -ed2

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