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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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  1. Nighantu, nighantu

  2. Nighantu

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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. James Grover Thurber:

    But those rare souls whose spirit gets magically into the hearts of men, leave behind them something more real and warmly personal than bodily presence, an ineffable and eternal thing. It is everlasting life touching us as something more than a vague, recondite concept. The sound of a great name dies like an echo the splendor of fame fades into nothing but the grace of a fine spirit pervades the places through which it has passed, like the haunting loveliness of mignonette.

  2. Nie Wen:

    There are still uncertainties haunting the performance of the economy. Tensions between China and the U.S. have returned while concerns about insufficient demand worldwide are on the rise.

  3. Janvier Chouteu-Chando:

    ...only the dreamers of a dream are capable of translating their dreams into worthy practical endeavors that are devoid of haunting errors. After all, they are the ones who carefully observed the link between their dreams and reality; they are the ones who worked consciously to blend them into one.”

  4. Mwanandeke Kindembo:

    The future that we will never experience is constantly haunting us in the present moment. Thus, taking away our true happiness.

  5. Ty Cobb:

    I'd be embarrassed if this is still haunting the White House by Thanksgiving, and worse if it's still haunting him by year end.

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    a hazy or indistinct representation
    • A. condemn
    • B. emerge
    • C. blur
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