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3 definitions found
 for Troubling
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Trouble \Trou"ble\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Troubled; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Troubling.] [F. troubler, OF. trobler, trubler,
     tourbler,fr. (assumed) LL. turbulare, L. turbare to
     disorderly group, a little crowd; both from turba a disorder,
     tumult, crowd; akin to Gr. ?, and perhaps to E. thorp; cf.
     Skr. tvar, tur,o hasten. Cf. Turbid.]
     1. To put into confused motion; to disturb; to agitate.
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              An angel went down at a certain season into the
              pool, and troubled the water.         --John v. 4.
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              God looking forth will trouble all his host.
                                                    --Milton.
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     2. To disturb; to perplex; to afflict; to distress; to
        grieve; to fret; to annoy; to vex.
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              Now is my soul troubled.              --John xii.
                                                    27.
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              Take the boy to you; he so troubles me
              'T is past enduring.                  --Shak.
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              Never trouble yourself about those faults which age
              will cure.                            --Locke.
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     3. To give occasion for labor to; -- used in polite
        phraseology; as, I will not trouble you to deliver the
        letter.
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     Syn: To disturb; perplex; afflict; distress; grieve; harass;
          annoy; tease; vex; molest.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  troubling
      adj 1: causing distress or worry or anxiety; "distressing (or
             disturbing) news"; "lived in heroic if something
             distressful isolation"; "a disturbing amount of crime";
             "a revelation that was most perturbing"; "a new and
             troubling thought"; "in a particularly worrisome
             predicament"; "a worrying situation"; "a worrying time"
             [syn: distressing, distressful, disturbing,
             perturbing, troubling, worrisome, worrying]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  76 Moby Thesaurus words for "troubling":
     aggravating, agitating, annoying, bothering, bothersome,
     breathtaking, charged, cliff-hanging, disquieting, distracting,
     disturbing, electric, exasperating, exciting, exhilarating,
     galling, galvanic, harassing, heady, heart-expanding,
     heart-stirring, heart-swelling, heart-thrilling, importunate,
     importune, impressive, inflammatory, intoxicating, irking, irksome,
     irritating, jarring, jolting, maddening, mind-blowing, moving,
     overcoming, overmastering, overpowering, overwhelming, perturbing,
     pesky, pestering, pestiferous, pestilent, pestilential, piquant,
     plaguesome, plaguey, plaguing, provocative, provoking, ravishing,
     soul-stirring, spirit-stirring, stimulating, stimulative, stirring,
     striking, suspenseful, suspensive, tantalizing, teasing, telling,
     thrilling, thrilly, tiresome, tormenting, troublesome, unsettling,
     upsetting, vexatious, vexing, wearisome, worrisome, worrying
  
  

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