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trouble

 
Noun trouble has 6 senses
  1. trouble, problem - a source of difficulty; "one trouble after another delayed the job"; "what's the problem?"
    --1 is a kind of difficulty
    --1 has particulars: can of worms; deep water; growing pains; hydra; matter
    Derived form: verb trouble2
  2. fuss, trouble, bother, hassle - an angry disturbance; "he didn't want to make a fuss"; "they had labor trouble"; "a spot of bother"
    --2 is a kind of perturbation, disturbance
  3. trouble - an event causing distress or pain; "what is the trouble?"; "heart trouble"
    --3 is a kind of
    happening, occurrence, natural event
    --3 has particulars:
     misfortune, bad luck; affliction; convulsion; embarrassment; hell, blaze; onslaught; scandal, outrage; noise, interference, disturbance
    Derived forms: verb trouble5, verb trouble3, verb trouble1
  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"
    --4 is a kind of effort, elbow grease, exertion, travail, sweat
    --4 has particulars: the devil; tsuris
    Derived form: verb trouble4
  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"
    --5 is a kind of anxiety
    Derived forms: verb trouble3, verb trouble1
  6. trouble - an unwanted pregnancy; "he got several girls in trouble"
    --6 is a kind of
    pregnancy, gestation, maternity
Verb trouble has 5 senses
  1. disturb, upset, trouble - move deeply; "This book upset me"; "A troubling thought"
    --1 is one way to affect, impress, move, strike
    Derived forms: noun trouble5, noun trouble3
    Sample sentence:
    The bad news will trouble him
  2. trouble, put out, inconvenience, disoblige, discommode, incommode, bother - to cause inconvenience or discomfort to; "Sorry to trouble you, but..."
    --2 is one way to affect, impact, bear upon, bear on, touch on, touch
    Derived form: noun trouble1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
  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"
    --3 is one way to disturb, upset, trouble
    Derived forms: noun trouble5, noun trouble3
    Sample sentence:
    The bad news will trouble him
  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"
    --4 is one way to strive, reach, strain
    Derived form: noun trouble4
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE
  5. afflict, trouble, ail, pain - cause bodily suffering to
    --5 is one way to hurt
    Derived form: noun trouble3
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s somebody
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