One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Filled with great excitement, tension, or emotion.‘the highly charged atmosphere of the Watergate period’
- ‘In each portrait, he draws a deliberate and highly charged comparison between the objects and the men.’
- ‘That first moment of working with a new actor, that first attempt to put something on film, is very highly charged.’
- ‘Everything is in place for a taut, highly charged thriller.’
- ‘We are now officially sucked in, and a highly charged two hours ensues.’
- ‘His highly charged performance brought the concert to an inspired conclusion.’
- ‘Ever the fervent advocate of contemporary music, he led a highly charged account of the daunting score.’
- ‘The best music here is much darker, and written in a highly charged, post-Wagnerian style.’
- ‘Certainly, sexual content is a controversial and highly charged issue.’
- ‘The term "Doctor" becomes highly charged in the several manners of its application.’
- ‘His cool, sparse film-making style distances us from his highly charged stories.’
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