Synonyms for haunted

Synonyms for (adjective) haunted

Synonyms: haunted, preoccupied, taken up, obsessed

Definition: having or showing excessive or compulsive concern with something

Usage: became more and more haunted by the stupid riddle; was absolutely obsessed with the girl; got no help from his wife who was preoccupied with the children; he was taken up in worry for the old woman

Similar words: concerned

Definition: feeling or showing worry or solicitude

Usage: concerned parents of youthful offenders; was concerned about the future; we feel concerned about accomplishing the task at hand; greatly concerned not to disappoint a small child


Synonyms: haunted

Definition: inhabited by or as if by apparitions

Usage: a haunted house

Similar words: inhabited

Definition: having inhabitants; lived in

Usage: the inhabited regions of the earth


Synonyms: haunted

Definition: showing emotional affliction or disquiet

Usage: her expression became progressively more haunted

Similar words: troubled

Definition: characterized by or indicative of distress or affliction or danger or need

Usage: troubled areas; fell into a troubled sleep; a troubled expression; troubled teenagers