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trouble

noun

1 trouble

A source of difficulty:
— One trouble after another delayed the job.

synonym: problem.

Roget 686: exertion, effort, strain, tug, pull, stress, throw, stretch, struggle, spell, spurt, spirt; stroke of work, stitch of work.    ... show more

Roget 735: adversity, evil etc. 619; failure etc. 732; bad luck, ill luck, evil luck, adverse luck, hard fortune, hard hap, hard luck, ... show more

Roget 59: disorder; derangement etc. 61; irregularity; anomaly etc. (unconformity) 83; anarchy, anarchism; want of method; untidiness ... show more

Dutch: probleem, probleemstelling, problematiek



2 trouble

An angry disturbance:
— They had labor trouble.

synonyms: bother, fuss, hassle.

Roget 830: painfulness etc. adj.; trouble, care etc. (pain) 828; trial; affliction, infliction; blow, stroke, burden, ... show more

Roget 828: mental suffering, pain, dolor; suffering, sufferance; ache, smart etc. (physical pain) 378; passion.    displeasure, dissatisfaction, discomfort, ... show more

Polish: urwanie głowy

3 trouble

An event causing distress or pain.

Dutch: zorg, onrust, last, probleem, ongemak

4 trouble

An effort that is inconvenient:
— I went to a lot of trouble.
— He won without any trouble.

synonym: difficulty.

Polish: zachód

5 trouble

A strong feeling of anxiety:
— He wanted to die and end his troubles.

synonym: worry.

Dutch: bezorgdheid, ongerustheid, tobberij, zorg
Polish: bolenie, cierpienie, martwienie się

6 trouble

An unwanted pregnancy.

verb

1 trouble

Move deeply.

synonyms: disturb, upset.

Roget 682: be active etc. adj.; busy oneself in; stir, stir about, stir one's stumps; bestir oneself, rouse oneself; speed, hasten, peg away, lay about one, ... show more

2 trouble

To cause inconvenience or discomfort to:
— Sorry to trouble you, but....

synonyms: bother, discommode, disoblige, incommode, inconvenience, put out.

Roget 830: cause pain, occasion pain, give pain, bring pain, induce pain, produce pain, create pain, inflict pain etc. 828; pain, hurt, wound.    pinch, ... show more

3 trouble

Disturb in mind or make uneasy or cause to be worried or alarmed.

synonyms: cark, disorder, disquiet, distract, perturb, unhinge.

Roget 61: derange; disarrange, misarrange; displace, misplace; mislay, discompose, disorder; deorganize, discombobulate, disorganize; embroil, unsettle, ... show more

Dutch: uit zijn evenwicht brengen

4 trouble

Take the trouble to do something; concern oneself:
— He did not trouble to call his mother on her birthday.

synonyms: bother, inconvenience oneself, trouble oneself.

Dutch: moeite doen

5 trouble

Cause bodily suffering to and make sick or indisposed.

synonyms: ail, pain.


Moby thesaurus: Dutch, abuse a privilege, ado, adverse circumstances, adversity, afflict, affliction, aggravate, aggravation, agitate, agitation, ail, ailment, alarm, all-overs, angst, anguish, annoy, annoyance, anxiety ... show more.

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