Definition of Heightened

1. Verb. (past of heighten) ¹



2. Adjective. increased in intensity or concentration; elevated, stepped-up ¹

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Definition of Heightened

1. heighten [v] - See also: heighten

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Heightened

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height of contour
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heightened (current term)
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Literary usage of Heightened

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1. The Works of Alexander Hamilton: Containing His Correspondence, and His by Alexander Hamilton (1850)
"... our sorrows heightened by a recollection of his friendship towards us both, and the many days we have spent as members of his family and sharers of his ..."

2. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1909)
"Devotion to the Virgin Mary, the tendency of the time, was not only accepted by the Cistercians, but their fervency heightened it. Mary is the patroness of ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"Elaborate gilt borders and backgrounds of violet, heightened by gold network, etc., came into vogue; scenes a la Wat- teau, and the Dutch sea coast ..."

4. Text-book of Geology by Archibald Geikie (1885)
"The interest of this flora is heightened by the discovery of thé faut that the primeval forests were not without the hum of insect life. ..."

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