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haunt

 (hônt, hŏnt)
v. haunt·ed, haunt·ing, haunts
v.tr.
1. To inhabit, visit, or appear to in the form of a ghost or other supernatural being.
2. To visit often; frequent: haunted the movie theaters.
3. To come to the mind of continually; obsess: a riddle that haunted me all morning.
4. To be continually present in; pervade: the melancholy that haunts the composer's music.
v.intr.
To recur or visit often, especially as a ghost.
n.
1. A place much frequented.
2. also hant or ha'nt (hănt) or haint (hānt) Chiefly Southern US A ghost or other supernatural being.

[Middle English haunten, to frequent, from Old French hanter; see tkei- in Indo-European roots.]

haunt′er n.

haunted

(ˈhɔːntɪd)
adj
1. (European Myth & Legend) frequented or visited by ghosts
2. (postpositive) obsessed or worried
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.haunted - having or showing excessive or compulsive concern with something; "became more and more haunted by the stupid riddle"; "was absolutely obsessed with the girl"; "got no help from his wife who was preoccupied with the children"; "he was taken up in worry for the old woman"
concerned - feeling or showing worry or solicitude; "concerned parents of youthful offenders"; "was concerned about the future"; "we feel concerned about accomplishing the task at hand"; "greatly concerned not to disappoint a small child"
2.haunted - showing emotional affliction or disquiet; "her expression became progressively more haunted"
troubled - characterized by or indicative of distress or affliction or danger or need; "troubled areas"; "fell into a troubled sleep"; "a troubled expression"; "troubled teenagers"
3.haunted - inhabited by or as if by apparitions; "a haunted house"
inhabited - having inhabitants; lived in; "the inhabited regions of the earth"

haunted

adjective
1. possessed, ghostly, cursed, eerie, spooky (informal), jinxed a haunted castle
2. preoccupied, worried, troubled, plagued, obsessed, tormented She looked so haunted, I almost didn't recognise her.
Translations
strašidelný
hjemsøgt
kummitus-
gdje ima duhova
幽霊が出没する
유령이 나오는
hemsökt
ซึ่งสิงอยู่
perilitekin olmayan
ma ám

haunted

[ˈhɔːntɪd] ADJ [look] → de angustia, obsesionado
haunted housecasa encantada or embrujada

haunted

[ˈhɔːntɪd] adj
[building] → hanté(e)
a haunted house → une maison hantée
[look, expression] → égaré(e), hagard(e)

haunted

adj
Spuk-; haunted castleSpukschloss nt; a haunted houseein Spukhaus nt, → ein Haus nt, → in dem es spukt; this place is hauntedhier spukt es; is it haunted?spukt es da?
lookgehetzt, gequält; personruhelos

haunted

[ˈhɔːntɪd] adj (castle, house) → abitato/a dai fantasmi or dagli spiriti; (look) → ossessionato/a, tormentato/a

haunt

(hoːnt) verb
1. (of a ghost) to inhabit. A ghost is said to haunt this house.
2. (of an unpleasant memory) to keep coming back into the mind of. Her look of misery haunts me.
3. to visit very often. He haunts that café.
noun
a place one often visits. This is one of my favourite haunts.
ˈhaunted adjective
inhabited by ghosts. a haunted castle; The old house is said to be haunted.

haunted

مَكَانٌ يَتَرَدَّدُ عَلَيْهِ شَبَحٌ strašidelný hjemsøgt Spuk- στοιχειωμένος embrujado kummitus- hanté gdje ima duhova stregato 幽霊が出没する 유령이 나오는 door spoken bezeten hjemsøkt nawiedzany assombrado, ódio с привидениями hemsökt ซึ่งสิงอยู่ perili ma ám 闹鬼的
References in classic literature ?
After that, the little brown hood slipped through the hedge nearly every day, and the great drawing room was haunted by a tuneful spirit that came and went unseen.
Shimerda's memories, not yet faded out from the air in which they had haunted him.
On the twenty-eighth of August, at the hour of midnight, and if the moon is shining--the moon must be shining--a spirit that has haunted these shores for ages rises up from the Gulf.
Why," repeated the scout, looking about him proudly; "because it is better for a man to die at peace with himself than to live haunted by an evil conscience
A colonial mansion, a hereditary estate, I would say a haunted house, and reach the height of romantic felicity--but that would be asking too much of fate!
The flour pan in which their daily bread was mixed stood on the rude table side by side with the "prospecting pans," half full of gold washed up from their morning's work; the front windows of the newer tenements looked upon the one single thoroughfare, but the back door opened upon the uncleared wilderness, still haunted by the misshapen bulk of bear or the nightly gliding of catamount.
Her dreams of the past night, being such cheerful ones, had exorcised the gloom, and now haunted the chamber in its stead.
Glancing at the looking-glass, we behold -- deep within its haunted verge -- the smouldering glow of the half-extinguished anthracite, the white moon-beams on the floor, and a repetition of all the gleam and shadow of the picture, with one remove further from the actual, and nearer to the imaginative.
The whole neighborhood abounds with local tales, haunted spots, and twilight superstitions; stars shoot and meteors glare oftener across the valley than in any other part of the country, and the nightmare, with her whole ninefold, seems to make it the favorite scene of her gambols.
Much as we had discussed it that Sunday night, I was, in the immediate later hours in especial--for it may be imagined whether I slept--still haunted with the shadow of something she had not told me.
Because, an interval of three hundred and sixty-five days and nights was before him; an interval which, instead of impatiently enduring ashore, he would spend in a miscellaneous hunt; if by chance the White Whale, spending his vacation in seas far remote from his periodical feeding-grounds, should turn up his wrinkled brow off the Persian Gulf, or in the Bengal Bay, or China Seas, or in any other waters haunted by his race.
Those frightful bills--how they had haunted her, each item gnawing at her soul all day and spoiling her rest at night.