how to pronounce haunting


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haunting is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of haunting in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… the age-old haunting question are we …”

meanings of haunting


  1. Present participle of haunt.


  1. Remaining in the mind; not easily forgotten.


  1. A particular instance of haunting; a ghostly habitation.

haunting frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word haunting occurs in english on average 6.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

words that rhyme with haunting


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