|1.||[ noun ] a source of difficulty|
: "one trouble after another delayed the job" "what's the problem?"
|Related terms:||difficulty matter deep_water growing_pains hydra can_of_worms|
|2.||[ noun ] an angry disturbance|
|Synonyms:||bother hassle fuss|
"he didn't want to make a fuss" "they had labor trouble" "a spot of bother"
|Related terms:||perturbation harass|
|3.||[ noun ] a state of adversity (danger or affliction or need)|
"a ship in distress" "she was the classic maiden in distress"
|Related terms:||adversity anguish pressure throe|
|4.||[ noun ] an event causing distress or pain|
"what is the trouble?" "heart trouble"
|Related terms:||happening misfortune hell onslaught embarrassment noise scandal convulsion affliction afflict|
|5.||[ 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"
|Related terms:||effort the_devil tsuris trouble_oneself|
|6.||[ verb ] move deeply|
"This book upset me" "A troubling thought"
|Related terms:||affect perturb agitate jolt distress distress disturbance|
|7.||[ verb ] disturb in mind or make uneasy or cause to be worried or alarmed|
|Synonyms:||perturb cark disquiet distract disorder unhinge|
"She was rather perturbed by the news that her father was seriously ill"
|Related terms:||disturb worry disturbance distraction anxiousness disquiet|
|8.||[ verb ] to cause inconvenience or discomfort to|
|Synonyms:||bother put_out discommode incommode disoblige inconvenience|
: "Sorry to trouble you, but..."
|Related terms:||affect botheration inconvenience inconvenience|
|9.||[ verb ] take the trouble to do something; concern oneself;|
|Synonyms:||bother trouble_oneself inconvenience_oneself|
"He did not trouble to call his mother on her birthday" "Don't bother, please"
|10.||[ verb ] cause bodily suffering to|
|Synonyms:||pain ail afflict|
|Related terms:||hurt erupt disagree_with pain affliction|
|11.||[ 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"
|Related terms:||anxiety worry perturb|
|12.||[ noun ] (obstetrics) an unwanted pregnancy|
"he got several girls in trouble"