from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Continually recurring to the mind; unforgettable: a haunting melody.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Present participle of haunt.
- n. A particular instance of haunting; a ghostly habitation.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The appearance or visitation of disembodied spirits.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. continually recurring to the mind
- adj. having a deeply disquieting or disturbing effect
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In the interest of avoiding such untenable consequences, the notion that a haunting is a condition which can and should be ascertained upon reasonable inspection of the premises is a hobgoblin which should be exorcised from the body of legal precedent and laid quietly to rest ...
"If you battle the king, you better kill him, or he's going to come back and haunt you," First off, I didn't realize Mr. Hurckes was a king, and secondly, is creating a brochure full of untruths what he calls haunting?
Particularly haunting is the scene in which Bean destroys his trailer in a fit of unbridled rage as Boggis and Bunce look on helplessly.
Lefevre captures it all in haunting and sometimes gruesome detail.
My own personal haunting comes from a few years back when I was a Sergeant.
Instead, a team that seemed Miami-bound as late as the third quarter of Sunday's AFC divisional playoff game against New England self-destructed in haunting mistakes and because the Chargers Defense let Tom Brady hang around long enough to pull off the 24th fourth-quarter comeback of his six-season career as the Patriots quarterback.
In fact, the more I looked at it, the more it reminded me of those metal beds you see lined up in haunting photographs of First World War military hospitals, in which a ward full of grievously injured young men — heads bandaged, empty pajama sleeves pinned up — lie propped against pillows and (if they can) glumly regard the camera.
Revamped as an attractive garden restaurant, its glorious past endures in haunting memorabilia, lush vegetation, and Mismaloya's sapphire bay below.
Usually he referred to the haunting soft strains of ambient music as “New Age mush.”
One of the strange things about haunting is that one doesn't get to choose the shit that sticks.