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Definition of "haunting" []

  • Continually recurring to the mind; unforgettable: a haunting melody. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "haunting" in a sentence
  • "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."