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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Haunt·ed, a. Inhabited by, or subject to the visits of, apparitions; frequented by a ghost.
 All houses wherein men have lived and died
 Are haunted houses.   --Longfellow.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Haunt v. t. [imp. & p. p. Haunted; p. pr. & vb. n. Haunting.]
 1. To frequent; to resort to frequently; to visit pertinaciously or intrusively; to intrude upon.
    You wrong me, sir, thus still to haunt my house.   --Shak.
    Those cares that haunt the court and town.   --Swift.
 2. To inhabit or frequent as a specter; to visit as a ghost or apparition; -- said of spirits or ghosts, especially of dead people; as, the murdered man haunts the house where he died.
    Foul spirits haunt my resting place.   --Fairfax.
 3. To practice; to devote one's self to. [Obs.]
    That other merchandise that men haunt with fraud . . . is cursed.   --Chaucer.
    Leave honest pleasure, and haunt no good pastime.   --Ascham.
 4. To accustom; to habituate. [Obs.]
    Haunt thyself to pity.   --Wyclif.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: having or showing excessive or compulsive concern with
             something; "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" [syn: obsessed, preoccupied, taken up(p)]
      2: showing emotional affliction or disquiet; "her expression
         became progressively more haunted"
      3: inhabited by or as if by apparitions; "a haunted house"