(noun, adjective, verb)


1. continually recurring to the mind

- haunting memories

- the cathedral organ and the distant voices have a haunting beauty

Similar word(s): unforgettable, persistent

2. having a deeply disquieting or disturbing effect

- from two handsome and talented young men to two haunting horrors of disintegration

Similar word(s): moving


1. A particular instance of haunting; a ghostly habitation.

- During the haunting, strange voices and noises were heard and objects flew off tables.


1. present participle of haunt

- A ghost was haunting the house.