Troubled - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈtrʌbld|  American pronunciation of the word troubled
Brit.  |ˈtrʌb(ə)ld|  British pronunciation of the word troubled
- this word is a past tense form of the verbto trouble
- this word is a past participle form of the verbto trouble


- characterized by unrest or disorder or insubordination (syn: disruptive, riotous, tumultuous, turbulent)
these troubled areas

Extra examples

She seemed troubled about something.

These have been troubled times.

Benson looked troubled when he heard the news.

These are troubled times for the coal industry.

Can anything bring peace to this troubled region?

He's been troubled by feelings of guilt.

The accusations troubled him deeply.

I'm troubled by his strange behavior.

...a kind and understanding teacher who often helps troubled students...

She had a troubled youth.

Unfortunately, the media insisted upon highlighting his troubled past.

This troubled city is filled with hatred, prejudice, crime, and fear.

...behavior that may be explained by a precedent event in her troubled life...

But Vietnam is hard to sell as a tidy, cathartic morality tale of troubled times overcome.

...the troubled youth seems to have an ingrained defiance to authority of any sort...

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