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trouble

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of trouble

  1. 1 an abnormal state that disrupts a plant's or animal's normal bodily functioning hoping that the doctor will be able to accurately diagnose my trouble Synonyms of trouble affection, ail, ailment, bug, complaint, complication, condition, disorder, distemper, distemperature, fever, ill, illness, infirmity, malady, sickness, diseaseWords Related to trouble contagion, contagious disease; contagium, infection; attack, bout, fit, spell; debility, decrepitude, feebleness, frailness, lameness, sickliness, unhealthiness, unsoundness, unwellness, weakness; malaise, matter, pip; epidemic, pest, pestilence, plagueNear Antonyms of trouble fitness, healthiness, heartiness, robustness, soundness, wholeness, wholesomeness; fettle, shapeAntonyms of trouble health, wellness

  2. 2 something that may cause injury or harm that wild dog is trouble, so stay away Synonyms of trouble hazard, imminence, menace, peril, pitfall, risk, threat, dangerWords Related to trouble snare, trap; booby trapNear Antonyms of trouble guard, protection, safeguard, shield, ward; asylum, harbor, haven, refuge, retreat, shelter

  3. 3 something that requires thought and skill for resolution the police officers first broke up the fight and then asked what the trouble was Synonyms of trouble case, challenge, knot, matter, nut, problemWords Related to trouble issue, question; corner, fix, hole, hot water, jam, mire, pickle, predicament, quagmire, spot; crux, Gordian knot, sticky wicket, toughie (also toughy); catch-22, dilemma, quandary; catch, glitch, hitch, pitfall, snag; conundrum, enigma, mystery, puzzle, puzzlement, riddle; brainteaser, perplexer, poser, stumperNear Antonyms of trouble magic bullet, silver bullet; cure-all, panaceaAntonyms of trouble answer, solution

  4. 4 the active use of energy in producing a result please, don't go to all that trouble just for me Synonyms of trouble elbow grease, exertion, expenditure, labor, pains, sweat, effort, while, workWords Related to trouble drudgery, grind, slog, strain, toil, travail; dint, energy; force, might, muscle, power, puissance; attempt, endeavor, essay, fling, go, pass, shot, stab, trial, try, whackNear Antonyms of trouble adroitness, ease, facility, fluency, smoothness; dormancy, idleness, inaction, inactivity, indolence, inertia, languor, laziness, quiescence

  5. 5 the state of not being protected from injury, harm, or evil if you think your brother might be in trouble, then let's go check up on him Synonyms of trouble distress, endangerment, harm's way, imperilment, jeopardy, peril, risk, dangerWords Related to trouble exposure, liability, openness, vulnerability; precariousness, threat; susceptibility, susceptibleness; defenselessness, helplessness, weaknessNear Antonyms of trouble preservation, salvation; defense, protection; exemption, immunity, impunity, inviolability, invulnerabilityAntonyms of trouble safeness, safety, secureness, security


trouble

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of trouble

  1. 1 to experience concern or anxiety don't trouble about me—I'll be fine Synonyms of trouble bother, fear, fret, fuss, stew, stress, sweat, worryWords Related to trouble agonize; long, pine, yearn; chafe; despairNear Antonyms of trouble accept; abide, bear, endure, stick out, stomach, sustain, take, tolerate

  2. 2 to cause discomfort to or trouble for I hate to trouble you, but would you mind moving for a minute so I can sweep under your chair? Synonyms of trouble discommode, disoblige, disturb, incommode, put out, inconvenienceWords Related to trouble burden, encumber, saddle, weigh; fetter, hamper, hamstring, handicap, hinder, hobble, hold back, hold up, impede, inhibit, interfere (with), manacle, obstruct, shackle, tie up, trammel; aggravate, anger, annoy, bother, bug, chafe, exasperate, gall, get, irk, nettle, peeve, pique, rile, vex; grate, inflame (also enflame), provoke; agitate, perturb, upsetNear Antonyms of trouble abet, aid, assist, help; ease, facilitate, smooth; appease, conciliate, disarm, mollify, pacify, placate; delight, gladden, gratify, please, satisfy; comfort, console, contentAntonyms of trouble accommodate, favor, oblige



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