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synonyms for haunted

  • preyed upon

How to use haunted in a sentence

TikTok users created half-pint haunted houses, complete with micro-clowns and to-scale blood stains.

Everyone, no matter where they’re trapped in the world, is also trapped in their own head, and some people’s heads are a little more haunted than others.

It won at its haunted house of Utah in the wee Eastern hours, forcing five turnovers so that a person in the East might have kept waking and wondering whether a fumble was a new fumble or a replay of a previous fumble.

Official guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention marked traditional celebrations such as trick-or-treating and haunted houses as high risk for potential coronavirus exposure.

External stimuli are useful but what if instead of a haunted house happening around you, you were immersed in it.

Despite his efforts to live in the present, he seemed haunted by the specter of his father.

He read technical journals about film and haunted the theaters and film production companies.

Even though the police and my family and friends believed me, that one voice of doubt is the one that haunted me most.

Were Israeli soldiers so haunted by what they saw and did in the last Gaza war that they took their own lives?

The Lotus and the Storm turns out to be a grand, haunted melodrama with elements of camp, delivered in fragmentary reveries.

Alessandro's face haunted him, and also the memory of Ramona's, as she lay tossing and moaning in the wretched Cahuilla hovel.

Mrs. Paula was one of those women that haunted the cheap shops and bargain-counters, and was always in debt.

Pa Babcock affirmed the tale and declared that this was why he had left off working on the haunted farm.

Once, when a boy, he had seen Henry Irving in Faust; he saw the devils on the haunted mountain; he heard their hideous cries.

I should be ashamed that pages, tear-stained and dream- haunted , should fall beneath the eyes of grave, sober-minded folk.

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Thesaurus Definition of haunting

 (Entry 1 of 2)

Synonyms & Similar Words

  • metaphysical
  • supernatural
  • enigmatical
  • inscrutable
  • preternatural
  • unaccustomed

Antonyms & Near Antonyms

  • commonplace
  • unremarkable
  • unexceptional
  • predictable

Thesaurus Definition of haunting  (Entry 2 of 2)

  • frequenting
  • hanging (at)
  • resorting (to)
  • habituating
  • patronizing
  • running (in)
  • calling (on or upon)
  • stopping (by or in)
  • stopping (over)
  • staying (at)
  • dropping in
  • popping (in)
  • camping (out in)
  • dropping by
  • overrunning
  • sojourning (at)
  • tarrying (in)

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Synonyms for haunted

  • preoccupied

having or showing excessive or compulsive concern with something

Related words, showing emotional affliction or disquiet, inhabited by or as if by apparitions.

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adjective. ['ˈhɔntəd, ˈhɔntɪd'] having or showing excessive or compulsive concern with something.

  • thoughtless
  • inattentive
  • uncontrolled

How do you pronounce haunted?

Pronounce haunted as ˈhɔntɪd.

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Sentences with haunted

1. Adjective Special events at the museum include a haunted train ride and a train ride with Santa Claus.

Quotes about haunted

1. I am haunted by humans. - Markus Zusak, The Book Thief 2. We write in ways that, we generally hope, reflect real life, or at least look familiar to humans. And in life, recurring themes are a recurring theme. We never quite conquer a pet vice or a relationship pattern or a communication habit. We're haunted by our particular demons. - Sara Zarr 3. I wanted to explain that I am constantly overestimating and underestimating the human race - that rarely do I even simply estimate it. I wanted to ask her how the same thing could be so ugly and so glorious, and its words and stories so damning and brilliant...I AM HAUNTED BY *ed" aria-label="Link to HUMANS *ed"> HUMANS *ed to explain that I am constantly overestimating and underestimating the human race - that rarely do I even simply estimate it. I wanted to ask her how the same thing could be so ugly and so glorious, and its words and stories so damning and brilliant...I AM HAUNTED BY HUMANS. *- Markus Zusak, The Book Thief

adjective. ['ˈhɔntəd, ˈhɔntɪd'] inhabited by or as if by apparitions.

adjective. ['ˈhɔntəd, ˈhɔntɪd'] showing emotional affliction or disquiet.

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Haunted as an Adjective

Definitions of "haunted" as an adjective, synonyms of "haunted" as an adjective (13 words), usage examples of "haunted" as an adjective, associations of "haunted" (30 words).

The synonyms of “Haunted” are: obsessed, preoccupied, possessed, cursed, jinxed, tormented, anguished, troubled, beleaguered, oppressed, tortured, worried, disturbed

According to the Oxford Dictionary of English , “haunted” as an adjective can have the following definitions:

  • (of a place) frequented by a ghost.
  • Having or showing excessive or compulsive concern with something.
  • Inhabited by or as if by apparitions.
  • Showing emotional affliction or disquiet.
  • Showing signs of mental anguish or torment.

Definitions of

  • The hollow cheeks, the haunted eyes.
  • A reputedly haunted room in the castle.
  • Her expression became progressively more haunted.
  • Became more and more haunted by the stupid riddle.
  • A haunted house.

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  • American English : haunt / ˈhɔnt /
  • Brazilian Portuguese : assombrar
  • Chinese : 萦绕在心头 令人不愉快的事
  • European Spanish : obsesionar
  • French : hanter
  • German : verfolgen
  • Italian : ossessionare
  • Japanese : 付きまとう
  • Korean : 뇌리를 떠나지 않다
  • European Portuguese : assombrar
  • Spanish : obsesionar
  • Thai : รบกวนจิตใจ
  • Brazilian Portuguese : reduto
  • European Spanish : refugio
  • French : repaire
  • German : Lieblingsort
  • Italian : luogo frequentato regolarmente
  • Japanese : 行きつけの場所
  • Korean : 자주 다니는 곳
  • European Portuguese : reduto
  • Spanish : refugio
  • Thai : สถานที่โปรด, สถานที่ซึ่งไปเป็นประจำ

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haunted adjective ( ANXIOUS )

  • (all) hot and bothered idiom
  • get in a sweat idiom
  • prey on sb's mind idiom
  • prey on something

haunted adjective ( SPIRIT )

  • astral plane
  • astral projection
  • incorporeal
  • necromancer
  • Ouija board
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