haunted haunted  /ˈhɔn təd/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) having or showing excessive or compulsive concern with something
  2. (adj) showing emotional affliction or disquiet
  3. (adj) inhabited by or as if by apparitions

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Photographer Brian Ulrich's images explore the haunted shells of America's devastated retail landscape.
  2. Rudolf Bing, general manager of New York's Metropolitan Opera Company, is not given to discussing his dreams, but it has been whispered that he is haunted by a recurring nightmare.
  3. In his very strange and compelling art, James Ensor created a world haunted by death and lit by fire.

News

  1. Among 'Walking Dead' zombies, Andrew Lincoln brings emotional heft

    He plays tormented hero Rick Grimes, with one scene in particular, when Grimes' learns of his wife's death, a standout. As lean, haunted lawman Rick Grimes, the character at the center of the apocalyptic horrors that unspool on AMC's "The Walking Dead," Andrew Lincoln has been tasked with embodying the tormented hero, the wounded husband, the emotionally unavailable father aspiring to do better ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Times

  2. Damnation Books Releases New Horror Title at the World Horror Convention

    Damnation Books is releasing The Haunted Mansion Project: Year Two at the World Horror Convention in New Orleans on 13 June 2013. Damnation Books presents The Haunted Mansion Project: Year Two an anthology of short horror stories. Damnation Books is owned by William and Kim Richards Gilchrist. Their continuing mission is to bring darned good dark fiction to e-readers everywhere at a darn good ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: PR.com

  3. Redrum! Scary midnight movies to shine at Curtis Hixon

    A haunted hotel. Flesh-eating zombies. Demonic possession. Finally the city may be onto something in its never ending quest to breathe life into downtown Tampa after dark.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: St. Petersburg Times Blogs

Quotes

  1. Acknowledging "the tragic past that has sometimes haunted this part of the world," President Barack Obama told Africans Saturday that they needed to move beyond historical grievances about colonialism and exploitation by the West to move the...
    on Jul 11, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: ABC News

  2. "It haunted me all summer long," Lakers forward Luke Walton said. "It's not like we forgot about it. It's definitely in our heads. We have a lot of guys with a bad taste in their mouths. Hopefully, we will have a chance to redeem ourselves."
    on Apr 19, 2007 By: Luke Walton Source: San Diego Union Tribune

  3. The movie "begins with an older man who feels his life has not led to his goal, his desire to finish a great work and he is still haunted by dreams of the young girl he foolishly lost when he was younger," Coppola told reporters. "He wakes up...
    on Oct 20, 2007 By: Francis Ford Coppola Source: Forbes

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