Associations to the word «Haunted»


HAUNTED, adjective. Of a location, frequented by a ghost or ghosts.
HAUNTED, adjective. Obsessed (by an idea, threat, etc.).
HAUNTED, adjective. Showing a feeling of being disturbed.
HAUNTED, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of haunt
HAUNTED HOUSE, noun. Used other than as an idiom: see haunted,‎ house.
HAUNTED HOUSE, noun. (US) A Halloween amusement attraction in which a building or series of rooms is decorated to frighten the people who pass through the attraction.
HAUNTED HOUSES, noun. Plural of haunted house

Dictionary definition

HAUNTED, 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".
HAUNTED, adjective. Showing emotional affliction or disquiet; "her expression became progressively more haunted".
HAUNTED, adjective. Inhabited by or as if by apparitions; "a haunted house".

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