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 troubling

1 sense of troubling

Sense 1
distressing, distressful, disturbing, perturbing, troubling, worrisome, worrying -- (causing distress or worry or anxiety; "distressing (or disturbing) news"; "lived in heroic if something distressful isolation"; "a disturbing amount of crime"; "a revelation that was most perturbing"; "a new and troubling thought"; "in a particularly worrisome predicament"; "a worrying situation"; "a worrying time")

INDIRECT (VIA heavy) -> light -- (psychologically light; especially free from sadness or troubles; "a light heart")

Similarity of adj troubling

1 sense of troubling

Sense 1
distressing, distressful, disturbing, perturbing, troubling, worrisome, worrying -- (causing distress or worry or anxiety; "distressing (or disturbing) news"; "lived in heroic if something distressful isolation"; "a disturbing amount of crime"; "a revelation that was most perturbing"; "a new and troubling thought"; "in a particularly worrisome predicament"; "a worrying situation"; "a worrying time")
       => heavy (vs. light) -- (marked by great psychological weight; weighted down especially with sadness or troubles or weariness; "a heavy heart"; "a heavy schedule"; "heavy news"; "a heavy silence"; "heavy eyelids")

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