adjective. ['ˈhʌntəd, ˈhʌntɪd, ˈhʌnəd, ˈhʌnɪd'] reflecting the fear or terror of one who is hunted.
Rhymes with Hunted
Sentences with hunted
1. Verb, past tense
African farmers hunted the quagga for meat and his hide, which was used to make leather.
2. Verb, past participle
This foreshadows what happens to Rainsford later in the story when he becomes the one hunted like an animal.
Quotes about hunted
1. She's the sort of woman who lives for others - you can tell the others by their hunted expression.
- C.S. Lewis, The Screwtape Letters
2. A Robin Redbreast in a CagePuts all Heaven in a Rage.A dove house fill’d with doves and pigeonsShudders Hell thro’ all its regions.A Dog starv’d at his Master’s GatePredicts the ruin of the State.A Horse misus’d upon the RoadCalls to Heaven for Human blood.Each outcry of the hunted HareA fiber from the Brain does tear.
- William Blake
3. Who did she know in Raleigh who took the time off to fix a house? Or read Whitman or Eliot, finding images in the mind, thoughts of the spirit? Or hunted dawn from the bow of a canoe? These weren't the things that drove society, but she felt they shouldn't be treated as unimportant. They made living worthwhile.
- Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook