trouble

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈtrʌbəl/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈtrʌbəl/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(trubəl)

Inflections of 'trouble' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
troubles
v 3rd person singular
troubling
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
troubled
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
troubled
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

trouble
WordReference English Thesaurus © 2020
Sense: Noun: difficulty
Synonyms:
difficulty , strain , stress , struggle , vexation, setback , strife , aggravation, exasperation
Antonyms:
ease , easiness, composure, calmness, confidence , gusto
Sense: Noun: tight spot
Synonyms:
tight spot (informal), predicament , spot of bother (UK, informal), hot water (slang), up shit creek (vulgar, offensive, slang), dire straits
Sense: Noun: obstacle
Synonyms:
obstacle , setback , holdup, bump in the road (slang), impediment, hangup, hang-up, problem , inconvenience , situation , hindrance , disturbance
Sense: Noun: person causing trouble
Synonyms:
troublemaker, handful , meddler (informal), pest (informal), brat (informal), smart aleck (informal), inconsiderate person, tiresome person
Sense: Noun: civil disorder
Synonyms:
turmoil , rioting, unrest , strife , disturbance , violence , fighting , war , disorder , uprising
Antonyms:
peace , harmony , order , joy , boon, community spirit
Sense: Noun: argument
Synonyms:
argument , feud , dispute , quarrel , bickering, fight , tiff (UK)
Antonyms:
resolution , truce , agreement , reconciliation, solace , solution
Sense: Noun: effort
Synonyms:
effort , bother , hassle (informal), work , care , grief (UK, informal)
Sense: Noun: illness
Synonyms:
illness , sickness , condition , complaint , disease , bug , disorder , affliction, malady, ailment, infirmity
Antonyms:
cure , treatment , benefit , surgery , recovery , fitness , good health, a clean bill of health
Sense: Verb: disturb
Synonyms:
disturb , worry , bother , irritate, stress , distress , put out, upset , vex, annoy, afflict, play on sb's mind, hound , distract , pester
Antonyms:
comfort , soothe , pacify, alleviate, help , appease, mitigate, support , put at ease

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