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Haunted vs. Spooky

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Hauntedadjective

Of a location, frequented by a ghost or ghosts. Category:en:Horror

‘The hotel was haunted by a disembodied spirit.’;

Spookyadjective

(informal) Eerie, or suggestive of ghosts or the supernatural.

Hauntedadjective

Obsessed (by an idea, threat, etc.).

‘a soldier haunted by the memories of combat’;

Spookyadjective

(informal) Spooked; afraid; frightened.

Hauntedadjective

Showing a feeling of being disturbed.

‘a haunted expression’;

Spookyadjective

(informal) Unpredictably excitable; skittish (used especially of horses).

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Hauntedverb

simple past tense and past participle of haunt

‘According to local legend, a ghost has haunted the mansion for two hundred years.’;

Spookyadjective

suggestive of the supernatural; mysterious;

‘an eerie feeling of deja vu’;

Hauntedadjective

Inhabited by, or subject to the visits of, apparitions; frequented by a ghost.

‘All houses wherein men have lived and diedAre haunted houses.’;

Spookyadjective

unpredictably excitable (especially of horses)

Hauntedadjective

having or showing excessive or compulsive concern with something;

‘became more and more haunted by the stupid riddle’; ‘was absolutely obsessed with the girl’; ‘got no help from his wife who was preoccupied with the children’; ‘he was taken up in worry for the old woman’;

Hauntedadjective

showing emotional affliction or disquiet;

‘her expression became progressively more haunted’;

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Hauntedadjective

inhabited by or as if by apparitions;

‘a haunted house’;

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