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Disturbed by a late visitor? (7)

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I believe the answer is:

haunted

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Here is my best explanation:

'disturbed by' is the definition.

The answer and definition can be both to do with human feelings as well as being past participle verbs.

Maybe you can see an association between them that I don't see?

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This clue was last seen in The Telegraph

(Other definitions for haunted that I've seen before include "Beset by spirits", "Spooky", "with the ghost still around?", "Possessed", "Tormented", "Ghost-ridden", "Full of ghosts", "Frequented by ghosts", "Inhabited by ghosts" and "Worried".)

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