What does haunting mean?

Definitions for haunting
haunt·ing

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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

Anagrams for haunting »

  1. Nighantu, nighantu

  2. Nighantu

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. H.L. Mencken:

    Puritanism The haunting fear that someone, somewhere, may be happy.

  2. H. L. Mencken:

    Puritanism: The haunting fear that someone, somewhere, may be happy.

  3. H. L. Mencken:

    Puritanism is the haunting fear that someone, somewhere, may be happy.

  4. Salvador Alvarenga:

    I'm afraid, there are still nights when I can't sleep. The ocean keeps haunting me.

  5. Robert Browning:

    Inscribe all human effort with one word, artistry's haunting curse, the Incomplete!

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