◄ Trouble ►

1. (v. t.) To put into confused motion; to disturb; to agitate.

2. (v. t.) To disturb; to perplex; to afflict; to distress; to grieve; to fret; to annoy; to vex.

3. (v. t.) To give occasion for labor to; -- used in polite phraseology; as, I will not trouble you to deliver the letter.

4. (a.) Troubled; dark; gloomy.

5. (n.) The state of being troubled; disturbance; agitation; uneasiness; vexation; calamity.

6. (v. t.) That which gives disturbance, annoyance, or vexation; that which afflicts.

7. (n.) A fault or interruption in a stratum.

Dutch abuse a privilege ado adverse circumstances adversity afflict affliction aggravate aggravation agitate agitation ail ailment alarm all-overs angst anguish annoy annoyance anxiety anxiety hysteria anxiety neurosis anxious bench anxious concern anxious seat anxiousness apprehension apprehensiveness awkwardness bad news be concerned be the matter beat beat up bedevilment beset besetment bind bitter cup bitter draft bitter draught bitter pill blight bore bother botheration bothersomeness brawl broil brouhaha bug bummer burden burden of care burdening burthen bustle can of worms cankerworm of care care cargo charge charging churn churn up clumsiness commotion complaint complicate matters concern concernment convulse crashing bore cross crown of thorns cumbrance curse deadweight defect demand destroy devilment difficulties difficulty disability disaccommodate disadvantage disarrange discombobulate discomfit discomfort discommode discommodity discompose disconcert discord discountenance disease disoblige disorder dispute disquiet disquietude dissatisfaction distract distress disturb disturbance dogging donnybrook donnybrook fair downer drag dread dustup effort elbow grease electrify embarrassment embroil embroilment encroach upon encumber encumbrance endeavor energy evil exaction exasperate exasperation excite exertion fear ferment fight fighting flurry fluster flutter foofaraw foreboding forebodingness fracas frazzle free-for-all freight freighting fret fuss gall gall and wormwood give concern great ado grief grievance grieve hamper handicap harass harassment hard knocks hard life hard lot hard pull hardcase hardship harm harry harrying hassle haunt headache heckler hector helter-skelter hot water hounding hubbub illness impediment impedimenta impose impose on impose upon imposing an onus imposition in a mess in a pickle in a predicament in a scrape in trouble incommode incommodity inconsiderateness inconvenience inconveniency inconvenientness infliction inquietude intrude irk irritate irritation jar jolt laying on load load with care loading loading down long pull lumber make free with malaise matter melee might and main misgiving molestation muscle nag nerve and sinew nervous strain nervous tension nervousness nettle nudnik nuisance obtrude upon obtrusiveness on the spot onus oppression outbreak overanxiety overstep pack pack of troubles paddle pain pains peck of troubles pell-mell penalty perplex persecution perturb perturbate perturbation pest pester pins and needles plague plight


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