Definition of haunted in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈhɔːntɪd/


1(Of a place) frequented by a ghost: a reputedly haunted room in the castle
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  • This journey to the dark side of Alton will include dinner at one of our local restaurants and a full - length ghost tour of haunted sites!
  • His long search had brought him to this haunted city - where ghosts of the past were still not dormant.
  • The site has loads of ghost stories (all said to be true), haunted places that you can visit and ghostly photos.
possessed, cursed, jinxed;
ghostly, eerie, unearthly, other-worldly
informal spooky
1.1Showing signs of mental anguish or torment: the hollow cheeks, the haunted eyes
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  • I already knew what he would ask next, so when he shut his eyes briefly, and asked, I knew exactly what to sign back to his haunted gaze.
  • Save for a few healing scrapes and bruising, only the haunted look in his green eyes shows signs of his ordeal.
  • He had a haunted look in his eyes like that of a mental hospital escapee.
tormented, anguished, troubled, plagued, bedevilled, beleaguered, oppressed, obsessed, tortured, preoccupied, worried, disturbed
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