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")

Antonyms of adj troubled

2 senses of troubled

Sense 1
troubled (vs. untroubled) -- (characterized by or indicative of distress or affliction or danger or need; "troubled areas"; "fell into a troubled sleep"; "a troubled expression"; "troubled teenagers")

untroubled (vs. troubled) -- (not beset by troubles or disturbance or distress; "seemed untroubled by doubts of any kind"; "untroubled sleep"; "a kind untroubled face")
        => carefree, unworried -- (free of trouble and worry and care; "the carefree joys of childhood"; "carefree millionaires, untroubled financially")
        => clear -- (characterized by freedom from troubling thoughts (especially guilt); "a clear conscience"; "regarded her questioner with clear untroubled eyes")
        => dreamless -- (untroubled by dreams; "a sound and dreamless sleep")
        => trouble-free -- (without problems or difficulties; "NASA reported a trouble-free launch")
        => unconcerned -- (easy in mind; not worried; "the prisoner seems entirely unconcerned as to the outcome of the examination")
        => undisturbed -- (untroubled by interference or disturbance; "he could pursue his studies undisturbed")
        => unmolested -- (not interfered with, disturbed, or harmed)

Sense 2
disruptive, riotous, troubled, tumultuous, turbulent -- (characterized by unrest or disorder or insubordination; "effects of the struggle will be violent and disruptive"; "riotous times"; "these troubled areas"; "the tumultuous years of his administration"; "a turbulent and unruly childhood")

INDIRECT (VIA unquiet) -> quiet -- (characterized by an absence or near absence of agitation or activity; "a quiet life"; "a quiet throng of onlookers"; "quiet peace-loving people"; "the factions remained quiet for almost 10 years")

Similarity of adj troubled

2 senses of troubled

Sense 1
troubled (vs. untroubled) -- (characterized by or indicative of distress or affliction or danger or need; "troubled areas"; "fell into a troubled sleep"; "a troubled expression"; "troubled teenagers")
       => annoyed, harassed, harried, pestered, vexed -- (troubled persistently especially with petty annoyances; "harassed working mothers"; "a harried expression"; "her poor pestered father had to endure her constant interruptions"; "the vexed parents of an unruly teenager")
       => anxious, nervous, queasy, uneasy, unquiet -- (causing or fraught with or showing anxiety; "spent an anxious night waiting for the test results"; "cast anxious glances behind her"; "those nervous moments before takeoff"; "an unquiet mind")
       => buffeted, storm-tossed, tempest-tossed, tempest-tost, tempest-swept -- (pounded or hit repeatedly by storms or adversities)
       => careful -- (full of cares or anxiety; "Thou art careful and troubled about many things"-Luke 10.41)
       => care-laden, heavy-laden -- (burdened by cares; "all ye that labor and are heavy-laden"-Matt.11:28)
       => clouded -- (made troubled or apprehensive or distressed in appearance; "his face was clouded with unhappiness")
       => disquieted, distressed, disturbed, upset, worried -- (afflicted with or marked by anxious uneasiness or trouble or grief; "too upset to say anything"; "spent many disquieted moments"; "distressed about her son's leaving home"; "lapsed into disturbed sleep"; "worried parents"; "a worried frown"; "one last worried check of the sleeping children")
       => distressed, hard-pressed, hard put, in a bad way (predicate) -- (facing or experiencing financial trouble or difficulty; "distressed companies need loans and technical advice"; "financially hard-pressed Mexican hotels are lowering their prices"; "we were hard put to meet the mortgage payment"; "found themselves in a bad way financially")
       => fraught -- (marked by distress; "a fraught mother-daughter relationship")
       => hag-ridden, hagridden, tormented -- (tormented or harassed by nightmares or unreasonable fears; "hagridden...by visions of an imminent heaven or hell upon earth"- C.S.Lewis)
       => haunted -- (showing emotional affliction or disquiet; "her expression became progressively more haunted")
       => mothy -- (infested with moths)
       => stressed, distressed -- (suffering severe physical strain or distress; "he dropped out of the race, clearly distressed and having difficulty breathing")
       => struggling -- (engaged in a struggle to overcome especially poverty or obscurity; "a financially struggling theater"; "struggling artists")
       => suffering -- (troubled by pain or loss; "suffering refugees")
       => troublous -- (full of trouble; "these are troublous times")
          Also See-> concerned#1; unquiet#1

Sense 2
disruptive, riotous, troubled, tumultuous, turbulent -- (characterized by unrest or disorder or insubordination; "effects of the struggle will be violent and disruptive"; "riotous times"; "these troubled areas"; "the tumultuous years of his administration"; "a turbulent and unruly childhood")
       => unquiet (vs. quiet) -- (characterized by unrest or disorder; "unquiet days of riots"; "following the assassination of Martin Luter King ours was an unquiet nation"; "spent an unquiet night tossing and turning")

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