Adjective "haunted" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


(of a place) frequented by a ghost.
  1. 'Its members offered displays of ‘spirit photography’ and video diaries of vigils in haunted rooms.'
  2. 'Let's meet our panel as we get into our discussion of the paranormal and the possibility of ghosts and haunted houses.'
  3. 'He chose York: the ‘city of a thousand ghosts’ and, by all accounts, one of the most haunted places in Europe.'
  4. 'As the eldest and smartest student, she bravely stayed in the haunted room in the dormitory and successfully exorcised the evil spirit.'
  5. 'Being an avid ‘ghost’ fanatic, getting the chance to check out one of the most haunted places in the Nation was quite a special treat.'
  6. 'The Haunted Mansion looked exactly like its name - a haunted place that had seen much death and destruction.'
  7. 'In the freezing depth of the Polish winter, the town of Oswiecim is a haunted place: colourless, dirty, and economically destitute.'
  8. 'Are you brave enough to spend Halloween night in one of the most haunted places in downstate Illinois?'
  9. 'Glamis was reputed to be the most haunted place in Britain, and Elizabeth has heard strange noises ever since she was a child.'
  10. 'Among the items the young people will observe when they go along to the convent hall will be a haunted graveyard, wax museum, a freaky wedding and Frankenstein's lab.'
  11. 'the hollow cheeks, the haunted eyes'
  12. '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.'
  13. 'She and Jonathan share a sexless love that's disturbed when Clare decides she wants sweet, haunted Bobby to be the father of her child.'


1. inhabited or frequented by ghosts: a haunted castle.

2. preoccupied, as with an emotion, memory, or idea; obsessed: His haunted imagination gave him no peace.

3. disturbed; distressed; worried: Haunted by doubt he again turned to law books on the subject.

More examples(as adjective)

"pesos can be haunted by funds."

"people can be haunted by images."

"markets can be haunted by concerns."

"leaders can be haunted by forces."

"houses can be haunted."

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