troublous

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adjective trou·blous \ˈtrə-b(ə-)ləs\

Definition of troublous

  1. 1 :  full of trouble :  stormy these troublous times

  2. 2 :  causing trouble :  troublesome inflation is a troublous matter

troublously

adverb

troublousness

noun

Examples of troublous in a sentence

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

15th Century

First Known Use of troublous

15th century


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