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troublesome

adjective trou·ble·some \-səm\

: causing problems or worry : causing trouble

Full Definition of TROUBLESOME

2
:  giving trouble or anxiety :  vexatious <troublesome news>
trou·ble·some·ly adverb
trou·ble·some·ness noun

Examples of TROUBLESOME

  1. <the troublesome news that there will be more cuts in the school budget>

First Known Use of TROUBLESOME

1542

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