HyperDic: haunting

English > 2 senses of the word haunting:
ADJECTIVEallhaunting, persistentcontinually recurring to the mind
allhauntinghaving a deeply disquieting or disturbing effect
haunting > pronunciation
Soundshhao'ntihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > haunting: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningcontinually recurring to the mind.
Examples
  • "haunting memories"
  • "the cathedral organ and the distant voices have a haunting beauty"- Claudia Cassidy
Synonympersistent
Broaderunforgettableimpossible to forget
Spanishobsesionante, persistente
Catalanpersistent
English > haunting: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningHaving a deeply disquieting or disturbing effect.
Example"from two handsome and talented young men to two haunting horrors of disintegration"-Charles Lee
BroadermovingArousing or capable of arousing deep emotion

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