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commonness

Synonyms:

acceptance, averageness, bawdiness, bawdry, chasteness, circulation, cliche, commonality, commonalty, commonplace.
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haunting
Definition:
having a deeply disquieting or disturbing effect; " from two handsome and talented young men to two haunting horrors of disintegration"- Charles Lee

Synonyms:

adjective
all
haunting, persistent.
catchy
fetching, memorable, having a good hook.
portentous
portentous, extra ordinary.
unforgettable
eerie, memorable, nagging, nostalgic, obsessive, ongoing, persistent, recurrent, repeated, spooky.
noun
eerie
frightful, remembered, seductive.
haunting
moving, persistent, unforgettable.
verb
frightening
agitating, alarming, disturbing, frightening, harrowing, horrifying, intimidating, petrifying, rattling, terrifying, threatening, unnerving, Scaring, panicking, setting on edge.
haunting
spooking.
Examples of usage:
  1. Ever since she had seen the picture of Sonya, as Nona had last seen her, the beautiful woman with her too- soon white hair and the haunting beauty of her tragic blue eyes. – The Red Cross Girls with the Russian Army by Margaret Vandercook
  2. Here, let me put these haunting thoughts into words and see if that will lay them. – Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1907 to 1908 by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  3. But she had with her a companion she was never again to lose, a haunting fear, a skeleton that was never more to quit her side, a miserable consciousness of folly that was bringing sore wretchedness upon her. – Dora Thorne by Charlotte M. Braeme
  4. " On the wings of the morning light" was one haunting phrase- the other was, " And tell them to be true." – The Eagle's Heart by Hamlin Garland
  5. Closer and closer she pressed, not quite knowing what she did, not quite knowing anything but that she wanted him never to let her go; wanted his lips on hers, so that she might feel his spirit pass, away from what was haunting it, into hers, never to escape. – The Freelands by John Galsworthy

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