Definition of Troubling

1. Adjective. Causing distress or worry or anxiety. "A worrying time"

Exact synonyms: Distressful, Distressing, Disturbing, Perturbing, Worrisome, Worrying
Similar to: Heavy
Derivative terms: Distressfulness



Definition of Troubling

1. Adjective. distressing, worrying ¹

2. Verb. (present participle of trouble) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Troubling

1. trouble [v] - See also: trouble

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Troubling

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troubles
troubleshoot
troubleshooter
troubleshooters
troubleshooting
troubleshoots
troubleshot
troublesome
troublesomely
troublesomeness
troublespot
troublespots
troublest
troubleth
troubling (current term)
troublingly
troublous
troublously
troublousness
troublousnesses
trough
trough-shell
trough-shells
troughed
troughing
troughlike
troughs
troul
troule

Literary usage of Troubling

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1. The Confessions of St. Augustine by Augustine, Thomas, Edward Bouverie Pusey, William Benham (1909)
"... the Mover of actions, distributing to each man, as I judge meet" CHAPTER XLIV Of not troubling ourselves about outward things "My Son, in many things it ..."

2. The Confessions of St. Augustine by Augustine, Thomas, Edward Bouverie Pusey, William Benham (1909)
"CHAPTER XLIV Of not troubling ourselves about outward things "MY Son, in many things it behoveth thee to be ignorant, and to esteem thyself as one dead upon ..."

3. Sermons on Several Occasions by John Wesley (1855)
"There the wicked cease from troubling ; and there the wear; ... And, accordingly, neither do " the wicked" here " cease from troubling," ncr can " the weary ..."

4. Biblical Researches in Palestine, and in the Adjacent Regions: A Journal of by Edward Robinson (1874)
"Does not this " troubling " of the water look like the irregular flow of the fountain just described ? And as the Sheep gate seems to have been situated not ..."

5. The History of the Reformation of the Church of England by Gilbert Burnet, Edward Nares (1843)
"\av. that they n;licr my Lord Protector in England, or you but for a Year, and now are they expired ; and br the sooner dispatched, without troubling are ..."

6. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1909)
"... the Discerner of the thoughts, the Mover of actions, distributing to each man, as I judge meet" CHAPTER XLIV Of not troubling ourselves about outward ..."

7. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1887)
"THE FENIAN FIEND troubling THE CANADIAN WATERS. person in a tall hat). They evidently consider me—who have been a consistent, ..."

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