Definition of 'haunting'
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The haunting refrain has become a way of life. Trauma and Recovery (1992)But what makes the melody haunting is its unusual structure. Times, Sunday Times (2011)With all its macabre desolation it is one of the most haunting images of our era. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The mood of desolation makes this one of the most haunting images of our postwar era. Times, Sunday Times (2013)An electronic onslaught, with an ominous melody and haunting vocals. The Sun (2008)There is no mystery, no haunting quality. The Sun (2009)It's still a haunting memory. The Sun (2015)The spectator feels the forlorn atmosphere; senses the image 's haunting melancholy. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The hearing was shown a haunting, final image of the Russian spy hours before he succumbed to radioactive poisoning. Times, Sunday Times (2015)LIKE windows in time, a series of haunting images offer a glimpse into history on the day we remember the sacrifices of years gone by. The Sun (2010)THESE are the haunting images showing the lingering impact of Chernobyl two decades after nuclear catastrophe struck the Ukraine. The Sun (2006)
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Translations for 'haunting'
British English: haunting ADJECTIVE
Haunting sounds, images, or words remain in your thoughts because they are very beautiful or sad.
...the haunting calls of wild birds in the mahogany trees.
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