Definition of Troublous

1. Adjective. Full of trouble. "These are troublous times"

Similar to: Troubled
Derivative terms: Trouble, Trouble



Definition of Troublous

1. a. Full of trouble; causing trouble.

Definition of Troublous

1. Adjective. (obsolete) Of a liquid: thick, muddy, full of sediment. ¹

2. Adjective. (context: now archaic or literary) Troubled, confused. ¹

3. Adjective. (context: now archaic or literary) Causing trouble; troublesome, vexatious. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Troublous

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Troublous

troubleshoot
troubleshooter
troubleshooters
troubleshooting
troubleshoots
troubleshot
troublesome
troublesomely
troublesomeness
troublespot
troublespots
troublest
troubleth
troubling
troublingly
troublous (current term)
troublously
troublousness
troublousnesses
trough
trough-shell
trough-shells
troughed
troughing
troughlike
troughs
troul
troule
trouled
troules

Literary usage of Troublous

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1. Dictionary of National Biography by Leslie Stephen (1885)
"They latitude of 45 degrees or thereabout; and ' were troublous times, and required and from the said promontory of Cape Breton, | found in Sir William ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"After various troublous experiences in connexion with the Dutch army, with the wife of Prince William of Orange, and following upon more than one ..."

3. Works by Washington Irving (1893)
"troublous TIMES ON THE HUDSON—HOW KILLIAN VAN RENSELLAER ERECTED A FEUDAL CASTLE, AND HOW HE INTRODUCED CLUB-LAW INTO THE PROVINCE. ..."

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