Definition of troubling
- a troubling news report
- It's not just trauma survivors who may be distracted or derailed by shocking or troubling material …
- —Angus Johnston
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alarming, dire, direful, dread, dreadful, fearful, fearsome, forbidding, formidable, frightening, frightful, ghastly, hair-raising, horrendous, horrible, horrifying, intimidating, scary, shocking, terrible, terrifying;
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