haunted Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “haunted” in the English Dictionary

"haunted" in British English

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uk   /ˈhɔːn.tɪd/  us   /ˈhɑːn.t̬ɪd/

haunted adjective (ANXIOUS)

showingsigns 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.
(Definition of haunted from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"haunted" in American English

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hauntedadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈhɔn·tɪd, ˈhɑn·tɪd/
often ​visited by ghosts (= ​spirits of ​deadpeople): a haunted ​house
showingsigns of ​worry or ​anxiety: haunted ​eyes
(Definition of haunted from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “haunted”
in Chinese (Simplified) 焦虑不安的, 烦恼的,焦虑不安的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 焦慮不安的, 煩惱的,焦慮不安的…
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