Definition of Haunting

1. Adjective. Continually recurring to the mind. "The cathedral organ and the distant voices have a haunting beauty"

Exact synonyms: Persistent
Similar to: Unforgettable



2. Adjective. Having a deeply disquieting or disturbing effect. "From two handsome and talented young men to two haunting horrors of disintegration"
Similar to: Moving

Definition of Haunting

1. Verb. (present participle of ''haunt'') ¹

2. Noun. A particular instance of haunting; a ghostly habitation. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Haunting

1. haunt [v] - See also: haunt

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Haunting

haunced
haunces
haunch
haunched
haunches
haunching
hauncing
haunt
haunted
haunted house
haunted houses
hauntedly
hauntedness
haunter
haunters
haunting (current term)
hauntingly
hauntingness
hauntings
haunts
hauriant
haurient
hause
haused
hausen
hausens
hauses
hausfrau
hausfrauen
hausfraus

Literary usage of Haunting

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1. Reconnoitring Central Asia: Pioneering Adventures in the Region Lying by Charles Thomas Marvin (1886)
"Now, in Colonel Stewart's paper the Royal Geographical Society can see the results of such 'haunting,' and I only wish that other inaccessible parts of Asia ..."

2. English Hunger and Industrial Disorders: A Study of Social Conflict During by Walter James Shelton (1922)
"... haunting FINGERS A PHANTASY IN A MUSEUM OF MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS " A RE you awake, -tx Comrades, this silent night ? Well 'twere if all of our glossy ..."

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