How to use Haunting in a sentence
The tune was haunting and yet somehow soothing.
The haunting feeling returned.
I can't find words for how beautiful that was, tender and haunting all at once.
Her cool beauty turned haunting in the moonlight that slid through the curtains.
In her room she ran a comb threw her curls and stared back at the violet eyes haunting her from the mirror.Advertisement
Some places claim stories of famous people haunting the location, such as Red Lion Park in England where the ghost of Oliver Cromwell walks each night with his companions.
They found no evidence of any other "haunting" activity tied to this location.
The mocking-bird is moreover of familiar habits, haunting the neighbourhood of houses, and is therefore a general favourite.
Contains possibly the single most haunting final shot of any film I've seen this year.
The story behind the haunting involves the original owner, Joseph Wyatt, becoming convinced that the reason his wife couldn't bear him children was because she was possessed by demons.Advertisement
It's so beautiful, almost haunting.
The last, which may have been done since he settled in France, is the darkened and partly repainted, but still powerful and haunting half-length figure in the Louvre, with the smile of inward ravishment and the prophetic finger beckoning skyward like that of St Anne in the Academy cartoon.
The palace already had a reputation for being haunted, and it's history suggests that a haunting is not out of the question.
The house is open to the public for tours where paranormal fans and those of a curious nature can take it upon themselves to judge the veracity of the tales of haunting that are a vital part of the house's history.
After all, there are people around the world who experience the same sort of haunting activity that George Lutz and his family experienced at the Amityville house in 1976.Advertisement
In addition to these, you'll find a lot of videos where you spend a minute or two watching a scene where the alleged "haunting" is nothing more than a light reflected in the window or an orb created by dust in the video camera lens.
The Bell Witch is another example of a story where the voice of the spirit that's haunting a location can be heard clearly.
The Bell Witch haunting is considered one of America's greatest ghost stories according to paranormal researcher, psychologist Dr. Nandor Fodor.
The Bell Witch ghost is probably the most thoroughly documented case of a haunting in existence.
She was four months late doing so, but it was done now, and at last the haunting feeling was laid to rest.Advertisement
Again, the army was morally weakened by a haunting dread of treason, and some of the chiefs, Ney for example, took the field with disturbing visions of the consequences of their late betrayal of the Bourbon cause, in case of Napoleon's defeat.
The survivors believe that the ghostly ogre, being so well provided for, will abstain from haunting them.
It was probably the origin of the story of Narcissus, and there is scarcely a race which is free from the haunting dread.
The haunting fear of conspiracy was skilfully used by them to direct Nero's suspicions against possible opponents.
Though chiefly affecting grassy plains or swamps, tigers are also found in forests, and seem to be fond of haunting the neighbourhood of old ruins.Advertisement
He appears later as a spirit of the forests, endowed with the gift of prophecy, haunting springs and streams, with a special sanctuary in a grove on the Aventine.
In this lady he had found a sitter whose face and smile possessed in a singular degree the haunting, enigmatic charm in which he delighted.
Thus, the specter of popular revolt keeps haunting Richard II, notwithstanding the strictly aristocratic aspect of its many intrigues and conspiracies.
Taken with the cinematography, haunting soundtrack and stunning landscapes, the film has am austere, otherworldly air.
Blocking and lighting design combined to create haunting tableaux that made a virtue of the Playroom's potentially awkward rhomboid space.Advertisement
These patterns form a hypnotic backdrop to the slow haunting melody - fabulous stuff.
They remind a little bit of early Pixies mixing gentle but haunting ballads which suddenly explode into guitar noise.
The second movement opens with a haunting melody from a solo bassoon, creating a feeling of calmness.
These serenely abstract images form a counterpoint to the haunting final photographs made at his father's bedside.
And unsurprisingly the climax is an inconclusive, haunting coda, with little explained or resolved.Advertisement
But since the accident Jake has come back, haunting Matt's every step, turning up in weird attire and outrageous costumes.
His dark muted scenes seem vaguely familiar, distant, like haunting memories.
Some fine clarinet playing held the melody, and created the haunting swooping stops and nuances which typifies the music.
Themes include A haunting at the Castle and A Pirate Ship Palaver.
To me, they all had a haunting, surreal beauty.Advertisement
You've heard of haunted houses, now here's a house that does the haunting.
For here, you find the haunting ruin of a vast tower base.
They are the masters of mystique and, once again, have produced a haunting yet essential album.
Click for the full version of the alleged haunting.
This is a beautiful, haunting, thought-provoking novel by one of my favorite writers.Advertisement
Nevertheless, the president of the tribunal rightly pointed out that a genuine haunting could be considered of value.
There is nothing better in the world, actually, than something haunting, played by miners.
There are lilting hornpipes, exciting jigs and reels, along with some slow and haunting tunes.
He begins to play, and a stirring, almost haunting melody fills the house.
Listen to the haunting and beautifully played panpipes and flutes from this Andean country.Advertisement
There are many reports of a ghost haunting the dark passageways of the Fort.
The last key performance was the lone piper playing the haunting Lest We Forget.
An odd, intense, haunting and visually ravishing film.
The haunting finale of Beautiful Eyes is a prime example with its subtle undercurrent of bitter resentment being a parting shot.
It radically reworks old tunes and breathes new life into songs with haunting and revealing results.
A Behind-The-Scenes featurette offers some interesting on-set footage, set to a loop of the film's haunting soundtrack.
The bluesy tonality of this haunting song created a decidedly late-night feel, as did the gently drifting melody.
But itÃ¢s just as impressive as ever, constructed around atmospheric guitar riffs, haunting vocals and a generally epic style.
It is full of powerful lyrics and passion, with a gentle but haunting vocals.
Haunting backing vocals and a range of instrumentation (including a xylophone) make this a highlight.
These haunting lyrics made famous by Billie Holiday were surprisingly penned by a Jewish schoolteacher from the Bronx.
A Behind-The-Scenes featurette offers some interesting on-set footage, set to a loop of the film 's haunting soundtrack.
Sound effects are plenty here, such as the gurgling and squishing sounds of the mysterious creatures haunting our kids.
If your debt problems of the past are haunting you, then you know that the world of sub-prime lending is scary.
The now haunting photograph was taken by Leibovitz on December 8, 1980 for a Rolling Stone cover shot.
There are also stories of black canines, who were sacrificed in ancient rituals, haunting and protecting the area where they died.
From his haunting acoustic material as heard on the albums Harvest and Harvest Moon to his garage rock powerhouse band Crazy Horse, Neil Young has been following his own inspired musical compass for the better part of four decades.
Special effects contacts range from circle lenses in realistic colors that make your eyes look much larger and doll-like to black or white sclera lenses that can be quite spooky and give you a haunting stare.
You play multiple characters who visit the page and see spirits haunting the page.
The animated angel plays haunting renditions of Christmas classics on her harp.
In the early years, for films like Snow White, there were Larry Morey and Frank Churchill, who created both the haunting "Some Day My Prince Will Come" and the uplifting "Whistle While You Work."
Others are haunting because of how many gruesome details are present.
Soon afterwards, the Bell Witch haunting began.Pounding and banging on the shutters awoke the family.
If you watch television shows like Ghost Hunters or Paranormal State, you will recognize that the Bell Witch haunting is no ordinary ghost story.
John's daughter, Betsy Bell, bore the brunt of the haunting, and she was constantly tortured by the spirit.
The General took a team of men to investigate the haunting, and all of the men experienced the activity firsthand.
Often the approach they choose can make a haunting worse.
True ghost haunting or not, Mumber's paranormal picture was a huge success, and many people flocked to his studio to have photos taken of themselves and their "extras".
Here's a situation where a ghost haunting paranormal picture turned out to have a much more benign explanation.
Ongoing paranormal activity in a specific location is generally categorized as a haunting.
These cameras are specifically in the children's room, the basement and the research room where most of the haunting activity is reported.
It is a place that is rich in haunting folklore and stories, and it requires little investigation to be pointed in the right direction for those who seek to put a supernatural thrill into their lives.
Paranormal activity at the site consists mostly of sounds, possibly a residual haunting from the lengthy history of the hospital.
There is no intelligence or consciousness to this type of haunting, much like there is no consciousness to a movie that you watch on your DVD player.
However, two or more consistent signs may indicate an authentic haunting.
Some even go so far as to try and disprove the haunting as being nothing more than circumstances caused by a naturally occurring event, like drafty windows, car headlights or other things that can create a ghost-like experience.
The most chilling aspect of the haunting is that each of the 22 owners since the 1980s has found a bludgeoned cat in the upstairs closet.
Many times, what at first appears to be a juicy haunting is actually quite mundane.
While they do note and log their personal experiences, they do not justify a haunting on personal experiences alone.
Patty and Adam gaslight Ashley, making her believe that Sabrina's ghost is haunting her.
Fans who want to watch True Blood Frenzy are looking for the eleventh episode of season two in which Bill must seek the advice of Sophie-Anne, the Vampire Queen of Louisiana about the Maenad Maryann haunting Bon Temps, Louisiana.
Any work should emit a rich, almost haunting sense of beauty and perhaps a touch of sorrow as well.
Whereas your only option under such circumstances used to be haunting the outlet malls and hoping for the best, you can now make the outlet mall come to you.
With the combination of deep, haunting vocals, melodic music, and a lineup of all electronic instruments, Depeche Mode was neither goth nor synth-pop.
The album defines Manchester as a Northern working class city, the band's haunting melodies focusing on themes of boredom and of disillusionment with the mundane 9-5 ethic.
The songs are stripped of eccentricities and laid bare by his haunting voice.
Singing over a lone piano with strings and delicate percussion, Lambert highlights Mad World's swelling dynamics while preserving the ominous overtones creating a version that is dark and haunting, yet oddly uplifting.
With an eclectic collection of both haunting lyrics and melodies, and upbeat fun songs, this is one soundtrack that should be in everyone's collection.
At a party, Halloween music helps make a haunting, chilling atmosphere for the festivities.
Just about any song that has a haunting sound to it will work for a Halloween party or event, and you can mix popular dance songs into your playlist as well if you would like, so that people can hear some familiar music.
Some of stories involve Abraham Lincoln and his haunting of the White House, Stephen Decatur haunting the streets of Washington, and The Flying Dutchman ship.
The cast examines both the case of the Willard haunting as well as how well the Frank Box works.
The experience for the ears is further enhanced by a haunting score that never fails to embody the emotion of the scene in which it plays, but never outshines the the performance of the actors on screen.
Haunted houses are always good movie fare, and Shirley Jackson's 1959 novel, The Haunting of Hill House, is probably one of the scariest haunting novels.
That is mainly due to their haunting music and penchant for dark clothes and makeup.
This family of Hemiptera (the Hydrometridae) and the Saldidae contain several insects that are marine, haunting the tidal margin.
The haunting memories of these horrors played havoc with the nerves of a supersensitive child.
Haunting buildings and famous ruins, gliding around pools, walls and trees, mysteriously disappearing below ground, the serpent and all its kind invariably arrested attention through its uncanny distinctiveness from bird or beast.
All this time he was no mere book-worm or recluse, but was haunting the salons of Mlle de Scudery and the studios of painters; nor did his scientific researches interfere with his classical studies, for during this time he was discussing with Bochart the origin of certain medals, and was learning Syriac and Arabic under the Jesuit Parvilliers.
The performances are moving and beautiful, and at the same time haunting.
Actually, I could make guesses, but they might well be spectacularly wrong and a guy doesn't want that haunting him ten years from now.
The track inspired by Plumb's own journey into motherhood captures an incredible amount of emotion in its haunting notes.
The brilliant promise of his early years; the haunting memory of the crime by which he had obtained the power to realize his ideals; and, in the end, the terrible ' Apercu des idees de l'Empereur, Martens IV.