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haunt·ing

 (hôn′tĭng, hŏn′-)
adj.
Continually recurring to the mind; unforgettable: a haunting melody.

haunt′ing·ly adv.

haunting

(ˈhɔːntɪŋ)
adj
1. (of memories) poignant or persistent
2. poignantly sentimental; enchantingly or eerily evocative
ˈhauntingly adv
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.haunting - continually recurring to the mind; "haunting memories"; "the cathedral organ and the distant voices have a haunting beauty"- Claudia Cassidy
unforgettable - impossible to forget
2.haunting - having a deeply disquieting or disturbing effect; "from two handsome and talented young men to two haunting horrors of disintegration"-Charles Lee
moving - arousing or capable of arousing deep emotion; "she laid her case of destitution before him in a very moving letter"- N. Hawthorne

haunting

adjective evocative, poignant, unforgettable, indelible the haunting calls of wild birds
Translations

haunting

[ˈhɔːntɪŋ] ADJ [sight, music] → evocador; [melody] → inolvidable

haunting

[ˈhɔːntɪŋ] adj [sound, image, words] → obsédant(e)

haunting

adj doubtquälend, nagend; tune, visions, poetry, cry, eyeseindringlich; memorylastend; musicschwermütig; these haunting final chordsdiese Schlussakkorde, die einen nicht loslassen

haunting

[ˈhɔːntɪŋ] adj (sight, music) → che non si riesce a togliere dalla mente, ossessionante
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But he had no hereditary constitutional craving after such transient escapes from the hauntings of misery.
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Vic Tandy found that hauntings and apparitions could be associated with the presence of infrasound at or around a frequency of 19Hz.
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