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Troubling vs. Trouble

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Troubling

A state of distress, affliction, difficulty, or need
Tried to console them in their trouble.
Got in trouble with the police.
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Trouble

Difficulty or problems
Friends should support each other when they are in trouble
I had trouble finding somewhere to park
Our troubles are just beginning
The government's policies ran into trouble
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Troubling

A distressing or difficult circumstance or situation
I've had troubles ever since I took this job.
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Trouble

Public unrest or disorder
There was crowd trouble before and during the match
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Troubling

A cause or source of distress, disturbance, or difficulty
The new recruits were a trouble to him.
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Trouble

Cause distress or anxiety to
He was not troubled by doubts
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Troubling

Effort, especially when inconvenient or bothersome
Went to a lot of trouble to find this book.
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Trouble

A state of distress, affliction, difficulty, or need
Tried to console them in their trouble.
Got in trouble with the police.
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Troubling

A condition of pain, disease, or malfunction
Heart trouble.
Car trouble.
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Trouble

A distressing or difficult circumstance or situation
I've had troubles ever since I took this job.
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Troubling

Public unrest or disorder.
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Trouble

A cause or source of distress, disturbance, or difficulty
The new recruits were a trouble to him.
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Troubling

An instance of this; a disturbance.
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Trouble

Effort, especially when inconvenient or bothersome
Went to a lot of trouble to find this book.
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Troubling

Troubles Any of various conflicts or rebellions in Ireland or Northern Ireland, especially the period of social unrest in Northern Ireland beginning in 1969.
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Trouble

A condition of pain, disease, or malfunction
Heart trouble.
Car trouble.
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Troubling

To afflict with pain or discomfort
My stomach is troubling me.
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Trouble

Public unrest or disorder.
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Troubling

To cause to be anxious or worried
Was troubled by the decline in sales.
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Trouble

An instance of this; a disturbance.
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Troubling

To cause to have emotional or mental problems that interfere with social functioning
A teenager who is troubled and needs help.
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Trouble

Troubles Any of various conflicts or rebellions in Ireland or Northern Ireland, especially the period of social unrest in Northern Ireland beginning in 1969.
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Troubling

To inconvenience; bother
May I trouble you for directions?.
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Trouble

To afflict with pain or discomfort
My stomach is troubling me.
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Troubling

To agitate; stir up
Winds troubling the waters.
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Trouble

To cause to be anxious or worried
Was troubled by the decline in sales.
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Troubling

To take pains
They trouble over every detail.
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Trouble

To cause to have emotional or mental problems that interfere with social functioning
A teenager who is troubled and needs help.
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Troubling

Distressing, worrying
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Trouble

To inconvenience; bother
May I trouble you for directions?.
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Troubling

Present participle of trouble
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Trouble

To agitate; stir up
Winds troubling the waters.
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Troubling

The infliction of trouble or distress.
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Trouble

To take pains
They trouble over every detail.
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Troubling

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
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Trouble

A distressing or dangerous situation.
He was in trouble when the rain started.
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Trouble

A difficulty, problem, condition, or action contributing to such a situation.
The trouble was a leaking brake line.
The trouble with that suggestion is that we lack the funds to put it in motion.
The bridge column magnified the trouble with a slight tilt in the wrong direction.
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Trouble

A violent occurrence or event.
The troubles in Northern Ireland
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Trouble

Efforts taken or expended, typically beyond the normal required.
It's no trouble for me to edit it.
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Trouble

A malfunction.
He's been in hospital with some heart trouble.
My old car has engine trouble.
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Trouble

Liability to punishment; conflict with authority.
He had some trouble with the law.
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Trouble

(mining) A fault or interruption in a stratum.
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Trouble

(Cockney rhyming slang) Wife. trouble and strife
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Trouble

To disturb, stir up, agitate (a medium, especially water).
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Trouble

(transitive) To mentally distress; to cause (someone) to be anxious or perplexed.
What she said about narcissism is troubling me.
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Trouble

(transitive) In weaker sense: to bother or inconvenience.
I will not trouble you to deliver the letter.
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Trouble

To take pains to do something.
I won't trouble to post the letter today; I can do it tomorrow.
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Trouble

(intransitive) To worry; to be anxious.
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Trouble

To put into confused motion; to disturb; to agitate.
An angel went down at a certain season into the pool, and troubled the water.
God looking forth will trouble all his host.
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Trouble

To disturb; to perplex; to afflict; to distress; to grieve; to fret; to annoy; to vex.
Now is my soul troubled.
Take the boy to you; he so troubles me'T is past enduring.
Never trouble yourself about those faults which age will cure.
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Trouble

To give occasion for labor to; - used in polite phraseology; as, I will not trouble you to deliver the letter.
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Trouble

Troubled; dark; gloomy.
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Trouble

The state of being troubled; disturbance; agitation; uneasiness; vexation; calamity.
Lest the fiend . . . some new trouble raise.
Foul whisperings are abroad; unnatural deedsDo breed unnatural troubles.
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Trouble

That which gives disturbance, annoyance, or vexation; that which afflicts.
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Trouble

A fault or interruption in a stratum.
She never took the trouble to close them.
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Trouble

A source of difficulty;
One trouble after another delayed the job
What's the problem?
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Trouble

An angry disturbance;
He didn't want to make a fuss
They had labor trouble
A spot of bother
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Trouble

An event causing distress or pain;
What is the trouble?
Heart trouble
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Trouble

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
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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
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Trouble

An unwanted pregnancy;
He got several girls in trouble
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Trouble

Move deeply;
This book upset me
A troubling thought
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Trouble

To cause inconvenience or discomfort to;
Sorry to trouble you, but...
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Trouble

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
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Trouble

Take the trouble to do something; concern oneself;
He did not trouble to call his mother on her birthday
Don't bother, please
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Trouble

Cause bodily suffering to
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