Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun trouble

6 senses of trouble

Sense 1
trouble, problem -- (a source of difficulty; "one trouble after another delayed the job"; "what's the problem?")
       => difficulty -- (a factor causing trouble in achieving a positive result or tending to produce a negative result; "serious difficulties were encountered in obtaining a pure reagent")

Sense 2
fuss, trouble, bother, hassle -- (an angry disturbance; "he didn't want to make a fuss"; "they had labor trouble"; "a spot of bother")
       => perturbation, disturbance -- (activity that is a malfunction, intrusion, or interruption; "the term `distress' connotes some degree of perturbation and emotional upset"; "he looked around for the source of the disturbance"; "there was a disturbance of neural function")

Sense 3
trouble -- (an event causing distress or pain; "what is the trouble?"; "heart trouble")
       => happening, occurrence, occurrent, natural event -- (an event that happens)

Sense 4
trouble, difficulty -- (an effort that is inconvenient; "I went to a lot of trouble"; "he won without any trouble"; "had difficulty walking"; "finished the test only with great difficulty")
       => effort, elbow grease, exertion, travail, sweat -- (use of physical or mental energy; hard work; "he got an A for effort"; "they managed only with great exertion")

Sense 5
worry, trouble -- (a strong feeling of anxiety; "his worry over the prospect of being fired"; "it is not work but worry that kills"; "he wanted to die and end his troubles")
       => anxiety -- (a vague unpleasant emotion that is experienced in anticipation of some (usually ill-defined) misfortune)

Sense 6
trouble -- (an unwanted pregnancy; "he got several girls in trouble")
       => pregnancy, gestation, maternity -- (the state of being pregnant; the period from conception to birth when a woman carries a developing fetus in her uterus)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb trouble

5 senses of trouble

Sense 1
disturb, upset, trouble -- (move deeply; "This book upset me"; "A troubling thought")
       => affect, impress, move, strike -- (have an emotional or cognitive impact upon; "This child impressed me as unusually mature"; "This behavior struck me as odd")

Sense 2
trouble, put out, inconvenience, disoblige, discommode, incommode, bother -- (to cause inconvenience or discomfort to; "Sorry to trouble you, but...")
       => affect, impact, bear upon, bear on, touch on, touch -- (have an effect upon; "Will the new rules affect me?")

Sense 3
perturb, unhinge, disquiet, trouble, cark, distract, disorder -- (disturb in mind or make uneasy or cause to be worried or alarmed; "She was rather perturbed by the news that her father was seriously ill")
       => disturb, upset, trouble -- (move deeply; "This book upset me"; "A troubling thought")

Sense 4
trouble oneself, trouble, bother, inconvenience oneself -- (take the trouble to do something; concern oneself; "He did not trouble to call his mother on her birthday"; "Don't bother, please")
       => strive, reach, strain -- (to exert much effort or energy; "straining our ears to hear")

Sense 5
trouble, ail, pain -- (cause bodily suffering to and make sick or indisposed)
       => hurt -- (give trouble or pain to; "This exercise will hurt your back")

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