haunted vs preoccupied what difference

what is difference between haunted and preoccupied

English

Pronunciation

  • enPR: hônt, IPA(key): /ˈhɔːntɪd/
  • (cotcaught merger, Canada) IPA(key): /ˈhɑntɪd/
  • Hyphenation: haunt‧ed

Adjective

haunted (comparative more haunted, superlative most haunted or hauntedest)

  1. Of a location, frequented by a ghost or ghosts.
    The hotel was haunted by a disembodied spirit.
  2. Obsessed (by an idea, threat, etc.).
    a soldier haunted by the memories of combat
  3. Showing a feeling of being disturbed.
    a haunted expression

Translations

Verb

haunted

  1. simple past tense and past participle of haunt
    According to local legend, a ghost has haunted the mansion for two hundred years.

Anagrams

  • de-haunt, dehaunt, nut head, nut-head, nuthead, undeath, unhated


English

Pronunciation

Adjective

preoccupied (comparative more preoccupied, superlative most preoccupied)

  1. Concerned with something else; distracted; giving one’s attention elsewhere.
    I was preoccupied with a deadline at work, and I forgot his birthday.
  2. (taxonomy, not comparable) Describing a scientific name that was previously used, a junior homonym.

Translations

Verb

preoccupied

  1. simple past tense and past participle of preoccupy

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