adjective trou·blous \ˈtrə-b(ə-)ləs\

Definition of TROUBLOUS

:  full of trouble :  stormy <these troublous times>
:  causing trouble :  troublesome <inflation is a troublous matter>
trou·blous·ly adverb
trou·blous·ness noun

Examples of TROUBLOUS

  1. <a troublous teen whose antisocial antics had us all on edge>

First Known Use of TROUBLOUS

15th century


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