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[hawn-tid, hahn-]
inhabited or frequented by ghosts: a haunted castle.
preoccupied, as with an emotion, memory, or idea; obsessed: His haunted imagination gave him no peace.
disturbed; distressed; worried: Haunted by doubt he again turned to law books on the subject.

1275–1325; Middle English; see haunt, -ed2

unhaunted, adjective
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haunted (ˈhɔːntɪd)
1.  frequented or visited by ghosts
2.  (postpositive) obsessed or worried

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Word Origin & History

early 13c., from O.Fr. hanter "to frequent, resort to, be familiar with" (12c.), probably from O.N. heimta "bring home," from P.Gmc. *khaimat-janan, from *khaimaz- (see home). Use in ref. to a spirit returning to the house where it had lived perhaps was in P.Gmc., but it was
reinforced by Shakespeare's plays, and it is first recorded 1590 in "A Midsummer Night's Dream." The noun meaning "spirit that haunts a place, ghost" is first recorded 1843, originally in stereotypical U.S. black speech. Haunts (n.) "place or places one frequents" is early 14c., from the verb.
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