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    trouble

    trouble - Dictionary definition and meaning for word trouble

    Definition
    (noun) a source of difficulty
    Synonyms : problem
    Example Sentence
    • one trouble after another delayed the job
    • what's the problem?
    Definition
    (noun) an angry disturbance
    Synonyms : bother , fuss , hassle
    Example Sentence
    • he didn't want to make a fuss
    • they had labor trouble
    • a spot of bother
    Definition
    (noun) an event causing distress or pain
    Example Sentence
    • what is the trouble?
    • heart trouble
    Definition
    (noun) an effort that is inconvenient
    Synonyms : difficulty
    Example Sentence
    • I went to a lot of trouble
    • he won without any trouble
    • had difficulty walking
    • finished the test only with great difficulty
    Definition
    (noun) a strong feeling of anxiety
    Synonyms : worry
    Example Sentence
    • his worry over the prospect of being fired
    • it is not work but worry that kills
    • he wanted to die and end his troubles
    Definition
    (noun) an unwanted pregnancy
    Example Sentence
    • he got several girls in trouble
    Definition
    (verb) move deeply
    Synonyms : disturb , upset
    Example Sentence
    • This book upset me
    • A troubling thought
    Definition
    (verb) to cause inconvenience or discomfort to
    Example Sentence
    • Sorry to trouble you, but...
    Definition
    (verb) disturb in mind or make uneasy or cause to be worried or alarmed
    Synonyms : cark , disorder , disquiet , distract , perturb , unhinge
    Example Sentence
    • She was rather perturbed by the news that her father was seriously ill
    Definition
    (verb) take the trouble to do something; concern oneself
    Example Sentence
    • He did not trouble to call his mother on her birthday
    • Don't bother, please
    Definition
    (verb) cause bodily suffering to and make sick or indisposed
    Synonyms : ail , pain
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