- [noun] a source of difficulty; "one trouble after another delayed the job"; "what's the problem?"
- [noun] an angry disturbance; "he didn't want to make a fuss"; "they had labor trouble"; "a spot of bother"
Synonyms: fuss, bother, hassle
- [noun] an event causing distress or pain; "what is the trouble?"; "heart trouble"
- [noun] an effort that is inconvenient; "I went to a lot of trouble"; "he won without any trouble"; "had difficulty walking"; "finished the test only with great difficulty"
- [noun] a strong feeling of anxiety; "his worry over the prospect of being fired"; "it is not work but worry that kills"; "he wanted to die and end his troubles"
- [noun] an unwanted pregnancy; "he got several girls in trouble"
- [verb] move deeply; "This book upset me"; "A troubling thought"
Synonyms: disturb, upset
- [verb] to cause inconvenience or discomfort to; "Sorry to trouble you, but..."
Synonyms: put out, inconvenience, disoblige, discommode, incommode, bother
- [verb] disturb in mind or make uneasy or cause to be worried or alarmed; "She was rather perturbed by the news that her father was seriously ill"
Synonyms: perturb, unhinge, disquiet, cark, distract, disorder
- [verb] take the trouble to do something; concern oneself; "He did not trouble to call his mother on her birthday"; "Don't bother, please"
Synonyms: oneself, bother, inconvenience oneself
- [verb] cause bodily suffering to
Synonyms: afflict, ail, pain
agitate, rouse, turn on, charge, commove, excite, charge up
perturb, unhinge, disquiet, trouble, cark, distract, disorder
- disagree with
erupt, recrudesce, break out
- can of worms
- deep water
- growing pains
misfortune, bad luck
noise, interference, disturbance
- the devil