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
Wongel's parents are determined to do everything in their power to make sure that no one ever dies this way again, as part of this mission they are asking witnesses to come forward, including folks who experienced problems with The Haunted Mine Drop before Wongel Estifanos was killed on The Haunted Mine Drop.
This horrific crime has haunted this family, this community and Naperville Police for 49 years, the investigation and resulting charges were truly a team effort that spanned decades, and I could not be more proud of the determination and resourcefulness of our investigators, both past and present, who never gave up on Julie Ann Hanson.
I was haunted by tweets every single day, what is he going to tweet next?
I'm so convinced that Pedro Hernandez kidnapped and killed my son, he's a guilty man who's been conscience-stricken due to his deeds and haunted by demons ever since that day.
So I figured something out today... You know how people give energy and positive and negative people put energy out and you absorb it... as in if you spend time with positive people you absorb it and become positive and negative works in the opposite way too? You with me? Well I find it real hard to sleep in hotels as they are full of energy... leftover energy (The excitement of holidays, the stresses of work) it is all restless energy... Why are theatres always haunted? You think there are like ghosts everywhere? How many people have actually died in theatre's? I believe it again is energy... actors have loads of energy they fuel it into becoming their character (again leftover energy) enough energy to move stuff around even... Imagine if we actually knew how to channel our energy? I haven't quite figured out all the in's and out's when I do I will get back to you but for now just keep being positive! X
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- embrujado, obsesionado, perturbadoSpanish
- ahdistunut, kummitus-Finnish
- hanté, obsédéFrench
- stregata, frequentato, ossessionatoItalian
- о́пседнат, прого́нуванMacedonian
- perturbado, assombrado, obcecadoPortuguese
- [[с]] [[привидение, обеспоко́енный, одержи́мый, обу́яный, часто посещаемыйRussian
- hemsökt, besatt, jagadSwedish
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