troublesome

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adjective trou·ble·some \-səm\

Definition of troublesome

  1. 1 :  difficult, burdensome

  2. 2 :  giving trouble or anxiety :  vexatious <troublesome news>

troublesomely

adverb

troublesomeness

noun

Examples of troublesome in a sentence

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

1542

First Known Use of troublesome

1542


TROUBLESOME Defined for English Language Learners

troublesome

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adjective trou·ble·some \-səm\

Definition of troublesome for English Language Learners

  • : causing problems or worry : causing trouble


TROUBLESOME Defined for Kids

troublesome

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adjective trou·ble·some \ˈtrə-bəl-səm\

Definition of troublesome for Students

  1. 1 :  giving distress or anxiety <troublesome news>

  2. 2 :  difficult to deal with <a troublesome child>



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