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English adjective: troubled

1. troubled characterized by or indicative of distress or affliction or danger or need


SamplesTroubled areas.
Fell into a troubled sleep.
A troubled expression.
Troubled teenagers.


Similarannoyed, anxious, buffeted, care-laden, careful, clouded, disquieted, distressed, distressed, distressed, disturbed, fraught, hag-ridden, hagridden, harassed, hard put, hard-pressed, harried, haunted, heavy-laden, in a bad way, mothy, nervous, pestered, queasy, storm-tossed, stressed, struggling, suffering, tempest-swept, tempest-tossed, tempest-tost, tormented, troublous, uneasy, unquiet, upset, vexed, worried


See alsoconcerned, unquiet


Antonymsuntroubled

2. troubled characterized by unrest or disorder or insubordination


SamplesEffects of the struggle will be violent and disruptive.
Riotous times.
These troubled areas.
The tumultuous years of his administration.
A turbulent and unruly childhood.


Synonymsdisruptive, riotous, tumultuous, turbulent


Similarunquiet


Antonymsquiet









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