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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 ?
I can't go through the Haunted Wood, Marilla," cried Anne desperately.
The apparition confronting the dreamer in the haunted wood--the thing so like, yet so unlike his mother--was horrible
He is haunted by the vast shadow of a past without historians -- a past that is legendary, unmapped and unbounded, and yields, therefore, Golcondas and golden lands innumerable to its bold adventurers.
It is plain our little Margaret is not coming back, our little Margaret, dear haunted rooms, will never come back; no longer shall her little silken figure flit up and down your quiet staircases, her hands filled with flowers, and her heart humming with little songs.
At ten that night he climbed the ladder in the haunted house, pale, weak, and wretched.
According to the testimony of many reputable residents of the vicinity these were inconsistent with any other hypothesis than that the house was haunted.
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.
Here they may resemble those great hordes of the North, "Gog and Magog with their bands," that haunted the gloomy imaginations of the prophets.
She was haunted by a miserable fear that her mistake could never be rectified.
Such were the cruel thoughts that haunted Raoul as he ran to the singer's dressing-room.
said Wolfert eagerly, whose mind was haunted by nothing but ingots and doubloons.
Like a haunted house, its walls are ever echoing to unseen feet.