haunted, obsessed, preoccupied, taken up(p)adjective
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"
showing emotional affliction or disquiet
"her expression became progressively more haunted"
inhabited by or as if by apparitions
"a haunted house"
Of a location, frequented by a ghost or ghosts.
Obsessed (by an idea, threat, etc.).
Showing a feeling of being disturbed.
a haunted expression
inhabited by, or subject to the visits of, apparitions; frequented by a ghost
Haunted is a 2005 novel by Chuck Palahniuk. The plot is a frame story for a series of 23 short stories, most preceded by a free verse poem. Each story is followed by a chapter of the main narrative, is told by a character in main narrative, and ties back into the main story in some way. Typical of Palahniuk's work, the dominant motifs in Haunted are sexual deviance, sexual identity, homosexuality, desperation, social distastefulness, disease, murder, death, and existentialism. The synopsis on the dustjacket describes Haunted as a satire of reality television, but according to Palahniuk, the novel is actually about "the battle for credibility" that has resulted from the ease with which one can publish through the use of modern technology. The cover of the 2006 U.S. trade paperback reprint features a glow-in-the-dark image.
The numerical value of haunted in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of haunted in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
You're the most uninvited ever, Yet you force and barge in. You come with such a despise, Which bring forth sadness and torments which we cannot suffice. You leave the scars that couldn't be healed And memories that cannot be faded. Yet you come!! I curse you that you wouldn't see the bleak light of happiness for all eternity!! And be haunted by darkest demons of fraternity.
I am haunted by it every day, this is a tragedy that should have never happened.
People are holding back on companies haunted by similar issues involving management, worried that they might face some other hurdles even after a management reshuffle.
The fictions I had learned in church haunted me, i thought if you were in a hot tub and someone ejaculated, [ sperm ] would somehow get over to you. Sex created such a sense of shame that not only could I not have [ it ], I had nightmares and constant nagging thoughts of how far we had gone sexually.
When you come home you are haunted by flashbacks of having your friends killed, killing other people and probably the biggest thing for me is the paranoia of living step by step, second by second, never knowing when your last moment might be.
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- perturbado, obsesionado, embrujadoSpanish
- kummitus-, ahdistunutFinnish
- obsédé, hantéFrench
- ossessionato, stregata, frequentatoItalian
- о́пседнат, прого́нуванMacedonian
- obcecado, assombrado, perturbadoPortuguese
- обеспоко́енный, обу́яный, одержи́мый, [[с]] [[привидение, часто посещаемыйRussian
- besatt, hemsökt, jagadSwedish
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