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Princeton's WordNet

  1. haunting, persistent(adj)

    continually recurring to the mind

    "haunting memories"; "the cathedral organ and the distant voices have a haunting beauty"- Claudia Cassidy

  2. haunting(adj)

    having a deeply disquieting or disturbing effect

    "from two handsome and talented young men to two haunting horrors of disintegration"-Charles Lee

Wiktionary

  1. haunting(Noun)

    A particular instance of haunting; a ghostly habitation.

    During the haunting, strange voices were heard and items flew off tables.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Haunting

    of Haunt

Editors Contribution

  1. haunting

    paranormal activity: ghost or demons that enter you or your house and haunt you

    the movie is based on a true story and is based on paranormal activity

    Submitted by anonymous on April 3, 2014  

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of haunting in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of haunting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of haunting in a Sentence

  1. Chynna Noelle Deese:

    That video shows they were happy, healthy, and well on their way, to possibly getting engaged and all that. They didn't look like they had a concern in the world, they were a team and a unit. It was haunting to see that video, because they looked in great shape. There was nothing wrong.

  2. Roger Ferguson of TIAA:

    Personally, I am outraged by the recent incidents of racism, violence and police brutality against members of the African American community. The haunting video of Mr. Floyd's last breaths is a sobering reflection of this national crisis.

  3. Thomas Wolfe:

    Perhaps this is our strange and haunting paradox here in America -- that we are fixed and certain only when we are in movement.

  4. Steven Leung:

    Buying interest was very thin, while concerns over fundamentals such as measures to deal with slowing economy are still haunting the market, investors lacked confidence as the latest data showed no sign of improvement.

  5. George Clooney:

    Grant and I couldn't be more excited to be involved with this incredible project, mark is a writer we've long admired and his script is haunting. We're thrilled to be working with our friends at Netflix as well.

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