HyperDic: troubled

English > 2 senses of the word troubled:
ADJECTIVEalltroubledcharacterized by or indicative of distress or affliction or danger or need
alltroubled, disruptive, riotous, tumultuous, turbulentcharacterized by unrest or disorder or insubordination / insubordination
troubled > pronunciation
Soundstrah'bahld
Rhymesaddled ... wrinkled: 103 rhymes with ahld...
English > troubled: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningCharacterized by or indicative of distress or affliction or danger or need.
Examples
  • "troubled areas"
  • "fell into a troubled sleep"
  • "a troubled expression"
  • "troubled teenagers"
Narrowerannoyed, harassed, harried, pestered, vexedTroubled persistently especially with petty annoyances
anxious, nervous, queasy, uneasy, unquietCausing or fraught with or showing anxiety
buffeted, storm-tossed, tempest-tossed, tempest-tost, tempest-sweptpounded or hit repeatedly by storms or adversities
care-laden, heavy-ladenburdened by cares
carefulFull of cares or anxiety
cloudedmade troubled or apprehensive or distressed in appearance
disquieted, distressed, disturbed, upset, worriedAfflicted with or marked by anxious uneasiness or trouble or grief
distressed, hard-pressed, hard put, in a bad wayfacing or experiencing financial trouble or difficulty
embattled(of a person) beset by difficulties or conflict
fraughtmarked by distress
hag-ridden, hagridden, tormentedtormented or harassed by nightmares or unreasonable fears
hauntedshowing emotional affliction or disquiet
mothyinfested with moths
stressed, distressedSuffering severe physical strain or distress
strugglingEngaged in a struggle to overcome especially poverty or obscurity
sufferingTroubled by pain or loss
troublousFull of trouble
See alsoconcernedFeeling or showing worry or solicitude
unquietCharacterized by unrest or disorder
Oppositeuntroublednot beset by troubles or disturbance or distress
Spanishagitado, turbulento
English > troubled: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningCharacterized by unrest or disorder or insubordination / insubordination.
Example "these troubled areas"
Synonymsdisruptive, riotous, tumultuous, turbulent
BroaderunquietCharacterized by unrest or disorder
Spanishagitado, alborotado, perturbante, revuelto, tumultuoso, turbulento
Catalanagitat, revolt, tumultuós, turbulent

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