haunting


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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
References in classic literature ?
From all my goings to and fro upon the earth, I had brought back only the image of a woman's face,--the face of that strange woman of the moorland, still haunting my dreams of the night and the day.
A spectre is haunting Europe -- the spectre of Communism.
IT'S more frightening than a flop movie, more terrifying than being papped without make-up - it's a Hollywood haunting and it's got the stars screaming.
Stephanie Jensen, a Lone Pine Farms owner, reluctantly talked about the end of the haunting.
Tales from creepy Cardiff include the architect of the National Museum of Wales, Dunbar Smith, who is apparently haunting the corridors at night and around Llandaff Cathedral there are stories of people who have allegedly spotted the spirits of soldiers, monks and priests.
American Hauntings investigates the accuracy and probability of the real-life events that inspired the movies An American Haunting, The Exorcist, Poltergeist, The Conjuring, The Amityville Horror, and The Haunting in Connecticut, as well as several so-called true reality TV shows about the paranormal.
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com)-- Homestead Haunted House has a lot of drama involved because of a haunting spirit inside the house that is creeping everyone out.
Her third album The Haunted Man shines with infectious melodies, dramatic ballads, rich with instrumentation and passionate, haunting vocals, all of which could give Welch and her Machine a run for their money.
The explosion of interest in the field of study that brings together the Gothic, the uncanny, the haunted, and the haunting, together with a postcolonial reassessive method, suggests that perhaps the ghosts and monsters that haunt the nation/ subject (from without and within) are finally being heard.
In the last decade haunting has surfaced as a means of exploring the ways in which the past can invade contemporary socialities.
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