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haunting

[hawn-ting, hahn-] /ˈhɔn tɪŋ, ˈhɑn-/
adjective
1.
remaining in the consciousness; not quickly forgotten:
haunting music; haunting memories.
noun
2.
the act of a person or thing that haunts; visitation.
Origin
1275-1325
1275-1325; Middle English; see haunt, -ing2, -ing1
Related forms
hauntingly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for more haunting

haunting

/ˈhɔːntɪŋ/
adjective
1.
(of memories) poignant or persistent
2.
poignantly sentimental; enchantingly or eerily evocative
Derived Forms
hauntingly, adverb
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