Definition of Troubled

1. Adjective. Characterized by or indicative of distress or affliction or danger or need. "Troubled teenagers"




2. Adjective. Characterized by unrest or disorder or insubordination. "A turbulent and unruly childhood"
Exact synonyms: Disruptive, Riotous, Tumultuous, Turbulent
Similar to: Unquiet
Derivative terms: Disrupt, Riot, Tumult, Tumultuousness, Turbulence

Definition of Troubled

1. Adjective. anxious, worried, careworn ¹

2. Verb. (past of ''trouble'') ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Troubled

1. trouble [v] - See also: trouble

Lexicographical Neighbors of Troubled

troubadours
troublable
trouble
trouble-free
trouble-shoot
trouble and strife
trouble in paradise
trouble light
trouble maker
trouble makers
trouble oneself
trouble shooter
trouble spot
trouble spots
trouble the scorers
troubled (current term)
troubledly
troubledness
troublefree
troubleless
troublemaker
troublemakers
troublemaking
troublemakings
troubler
troublers
troubles
troubleshoot
troubleshooter
troubleshooters

Literary usage of Troubled

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Life and Strange Surprizing Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, of York by Daniel Defoe (1790)
"... an<J nothing troubled me at my parting from the ifland, but that they were not come back, that I might have put them in ..."

2. The Anatomy of Melancholy: What it Is, with All the Kinds, Causes, Symptomes by Robert Burton (1800)
"... but troubled in conscience for five year last past; she is almost mad, and not able to resist, thinks she hath offended God, and is certainly damned. ..."

3. A Spiritual Treasury for the Children of God: Consisting of a Meditation for by William Mason (1803)
"When thoughts arise in your mind, and your poor hearts are troubled. with finding ... Thus is the troubled heart comforted. This is our sweetest privilege. ..."

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