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haunted

adjective uk   /ˈhɔːn.tɪd/  us   /ˈhɑːn.t̬ɪd/

haunted adjective (ANXIOUS)

showing signs of suffering or severe anxiety: He had a haunted look about him.

haunted adjective (SPIRIT)

A haunted place is one where ghosts often appear: a haunted house This room is said to be haunted.
Translations of “haunted”
in Chinese (Traditional) 焦慮不安的, 煩惱的,焦慮不安的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 焦虑不安的, 烦恼的,焦虑不安的…
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