1: a source of difficulty; "one trouble after another delayed the job"; "what's the problem?" [syn: problem]
2: an angry disturbance; "he didn't want to make a fuss"; "they had labor trouble"; "a spot of bother" [syn: fuss, bother, hassle]
3: an event causing distress or pain; "what is the trouble?"; "heart trouble"
4: 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" [syn: difficulty]
5: 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" [syn: worry]
6: an unwanted pregnancy; "he got several girls in trouble"
1: move deeply; "This book upset me"; "A troubling thought" [syn: disturb, upset]
2: to cause inconvenience or discomfort to; "Sorry to trouble you, but..." [syn: put out, inconvenience, disoblige, discommode, incommode, bother]
3: 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" [syn: perturb, unhinge, disquiet, cark, distract, disorder]
4: take the trouble to do something; concern oneself; "He did not trouble to call his mother on her birthday"; "Don't bother, please" [syn: trouble oneself, bother, inconvenience oneself]
5: cause bodily suffering to [syn: afflict, ail, pain]
Adjacent words: trotted | trotted | trotter | trotting | trotting | trotting horse | troubadour | trouble | trouble maker | trouble oneself | trouble shooter | troubled | trouble-free | troublemaker | troubler | trouble-shoot