Haunted vs. Hunted

Haunted vs. Hunted — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Haunted and Hunted

Hauntedverb

To inhabit, visit, or appear to in the form of a ghost or other supernatural being.

Huntedverb

To pursue (game) for food or sport.

Hauntedverb

To visit often; frequent

haunted the movie theaters.

Huntedverb

To search through (an area) for prey

hunted the ridges.

Hauntedverb

To come to the mind of continually; obsess

a riddle that haunted me all morning.

Huntedverb

To make use of (hounds, for example) in pursuing game.

Hauntedverb

To be continually present in; pervade

the melancholy that haunts the composer's music.

Huntedverb

To pursue intensively so as to capture or kill

hunted down the escaped convict.

Hauntedverb

To recur or visit often, especially as a ghost.

Huntedverb

To seek out; search for.

Hauntednoun

A place much frequented.

Huntedverb

To drive out forcibly, especially by harassing; chase away

hunted the newcomers out of town.

Hauntednoun

also hant or ha'nt (hănt) or haint (hānt) Chiefly Southern US A ghost or other supernatural being.

Huntedverb

To pursue game.

Hauntedadjective

Of a location, frequented by a ghost or ghosts. Category:en:Horror

The hotel was haunted by a disembodied spirit.

Huntedverb

To make a search; seek.

Hauntedadjective

Obsessed (by an idea, threat, etc.).

a soldier haunted by the memories of combat

Huntedverb

To yaw back and forth about a flight path, as if seeking a new direction or another angle of attack. Used of an aircraft, rocket, or space vehicle.

Hauntedadjective

Showing a feeling of being disturbed.

a haunted expression

Huntedverb

To rotate up and down or back and forth without being deflected by the pilot. Used of a control surface or a rocket motor in gimbals.

Hauntedverb

simple past tense and past participle of haunt

According to local legend, a ghost has haunted the mansion for two hundred years.

Huntedverb

To oscillate about a selected value. Used of a machine, instrument, or system.

Hauntedadjective

having or showing excessive or compulsive concern with something;

became more and more haunted by the stupid riddlewas absolutely obsessed with the girlgot no help from his wife who was preoccupied with the childrenhe was taken up in worry for the old woman

Huntedverb

To swing back and forth; oscillate. Used of an indicator on a display or instrument panel.

Hauntedadjective

showing emotional affliction or disquiet;

her expression became progressively more haunted

Huntednoun

The act or sport of hunting

an enthusiast for the hunt.

Hauntedadjective

inhabited by or as if by apparitions;

a haunted house

Huntednoun

A hunting expedition or outing, usually with horses and hounds.

Huntednoun

Those taking part in such an expedition or outing.

Huntednoun

The hunting season for a particular animal

last year's deer hunt.

Huntednoun

A diligent search or pursuit

on a hunt for cheap gas.

Huntedadjective

Being the subject of a hunt.

Huntedadjective

(figuratively) Nervous and agitated, as if pursued.

He looked up with a hunted expression.

Huntedverb

simple past tense and past participle of hunt

Huntedadjective

reflecting the fear or terror of one who is hunted;

the hopeless hunted look on the prisoner's facea glitter of apprehension in her hunted eyes