Synonyms of haunting


1. haunt, stalk, pursue, follow

usage: follow stealthily or recur constantly and spontaneously to; "her ex-boyfriend stalked her"; "the ghost of her mother haunted her"

2. haunt, obsess, ghost, preoccupy

usage: haunt like a ghost; pursue; "Fear of illness haunts her"

3. frequent, haunt, travel to, visit

usage: be a regular or frequent visitor to a certain place; "She haunts the ballet"


1. haunting, persistent, unforgettable (vs. forgettable)

usage: continually recurring to the mind; "haunting memories"; "the cathedral organ and the distant voices have a haunting beauty"- Claudia Cassidy

2. haunting, moving (vs. unmoving)

usage: having a deeply disquieting or disturbing effect; "from two handsome and talented young men to two haunting horrors of disintegration"-Charles Lee

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Definition and meaning of haunting (Dictionary)