Definition of Troublesome

1. Adjective. Difficult to deal with. "A troublesome situation"

Similar to: Difficult, Hard
Derivative terms: Troublesomeness



Definition of Troublesome

1. a. Giving trouble or anxiety; vexatious; burdensome; wearisome.

Definition of Troublesome

1. Adjective. Giving trouble or anxiety; vexatious; burdensome; wearisome. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Troublesome

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Troublesome

troublefree
troubleless
troublemaker
troublemakers
troublemaking
troublemakings
troubler
troublers
troubles
troubleshoot
troubleshooter
troubleshooters
troubleshooting
troubleshoots
troubleshot
troublesome (current term)
troublesomely
troublesomeness
troublespot
troublespots
troublest
troubleth
troubling
troublingly
troublous
troublously
troublousness
troublousnesses
trough
trough-shell

Literary usage of Troublesome

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1. The United States: A Graphic History by Louis Morton Hacker, Rudolf Modley, George Rogers Taylor (1891)
"The A. retroflexus, as troublesome in California vineyards as among the corn and potatoes of the Prairie States, forms here mostly a flat, wheel-shaped mass ..."

2. A History of English Poetry by William John Courthope (1903)
"older plays entitled respectively, The troublesome Raigne of King John and The Taming of A Shrew ; and also that the second and third parts of Henry VI. ..."

3. Shakspere's Predecessors in the English Drama by John Addington Symonds (1884)
"V. Chronicle-Plays Proper—'troublesome Reign of King John'—'True Tragedy of Richard HI.'—'Famous Victories of Henry V.'—' Contention of the Two Famous ..."

4. The New England Farmer by Samuel W. Cole (1862)
"Remove the cause, and the snow will find and keep its level almost as well as water, except in low places, and even in those it will not be very troublesome ..."

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