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  1. heightenedadjective

    increased in intensity or concentration; elevated, stepped-up

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  1. Heightened

    of Heighten

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of heightened in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of heightened in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of heightened in a Sentence

  1. Michael James:

    There's going to be heightened attention to guidance to increase comfort levels with valuations, given the strength we've seen in the last two months in the majority of tech names.

  2. Eva Telzer:

    Heightened sensitivity could lead to later compulsive social media behaviors, or it could reflect an adaptive neural change that helps teens navigate their social worlds.

  3. Bob Goldin:

    There’s a heightened sensitivity among a growing number of consumers about those issues, it’s not necessarily a logical link, but that’s what many consumers define as healthy. The definition of what’s healthy is changing.

  4. Robert Dunham:

    There is an extremely heightened risk if you allow non-unanimous jury recommendations for death that you will end up sending innocent people to death row and executing them.

  5. The BoE:

    Following the global financial crisis, there was a period of heightened risk aversion and retrenchment from risk-taking, the system has now moved out of that period.

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