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The thirties were troublesome in Belfast, and then of course there was no work for people, and it was terribly religiously divided.
Frank Carson

Meaning of "troublesome" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF TROUBLESOME

troublesome  [ˈtrʌbəlsəm] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF TROUBLESOME

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Troublesome is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES TROUBLESOME MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of troublesome in the English dictionary

The definition of troublesome in the dictionary is causing a great deal of trouble; worrying, upsetting, or annoying. Other definition of troublesome is characterized by violence; turbulent.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH TROUBLESOME


balsam
ˈbɔːlsəm
bunglesome
ˈbʌŋɡəlsəm
chucklesome
ˈtʃʌk əlsəm
cuddlesome
ˈkʌd əlsəm
dolesome
ˈdəʊlsəm
duelsome
ˈdjuːəlsəm
fulsome
ˈfʊlsəm
meddlesome
ˈmɛdəlsəm
mettlesome
ˈmɛtəlsəm
nettlesome
ˈnɛtəlsəm
opobalsam
ˌɒpəˈbɔːlsəm
quarrelsome
ˈkwɒrəlsəm
tanglesome
ˈtæŋɡəlsəm
toilsome
ˈtɔɪlsəm
unwholesome
ʌnˈhəʊlsəm
wailsome
ˈweɪlsəm
wheedlesome
ˈwiːdəlsəm
wholesome
ˈhəʊlsəm
wranglesome
ˈræŋɡəlsəm

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TROUBLESOME

troubadour
trouble
trouble spot
trouble-free
trouble-torn
troubled
troubledly
troublemaker
troublemaking
troubler
troubles
troubleshoot
troubleshooter
troubleshooting
troublesomely
troublesomeness
troubling
troublous
troublously
troublousness

WORDS THAT END LIKE TROUBLESOME

adventuresome
blithesome
boresome
curvesome
eyesome
gamesome
gleesome
gruesome
jokesome
lifesome
lithesome
lonesome
lovesome
on one´s lonesome
some
threesome
tiresome
unawesome
venturesome
waesome
woesome

Synonyms and antonyms of troublesome in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «TROUBLESOME»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «troublesome» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of troublesome

Translation of «troublesome» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF TROUBLESOME

Find out the translation of troublesome to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of troublesome from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «troublesome» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

令人烦恼的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

molesto
570 millions of speakers

English

troublesome
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

परेशानी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مزعجة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

хлопотно
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

importuno
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বিরক্তিজনক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

gênant
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Menyusahkan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

schwierig
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

迷惑な
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

골칫거리인
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Troublesome
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

phiền hà
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தொந்தரவாக
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

त्रासदायक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

zahmetli
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

fastidioso
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

kłopotliwe
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

клопітно
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

supărătoare
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ενοχλητικός
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

lastige
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

besvärlig
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

plagsom
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of troublesome

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TROUBLESOME»

The term «troublesome» is quite widely used and occupies the 25.636 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «TROUBLESOME» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about troublesome

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10 QUOTES WITH «TROUBLESOME»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word troublesome.
1
Isaac Asimov
Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It's the transition that's troublesome.
2
Greg Bear
For years, even before 9/11, I've been trying to warn that the threat from amateur biolabs will ultimately turn out to be far more troublesome than leakage from military labs - perhaps even more costly and deadly than nuclear terrorism.
3
William Bligh
Adventure Bay is a convenient and safe place for any number of ships to take in wood and water during the summer months: but in the winter, when the southerly winds are strong, the surf, on all parts of the shore, makes the landing exceedingly troublesome.
4
Frank Carson
The thirties were troublesome in Belfast, and then of course there was no work for people, and it was terribly religiously divided.
5
Thad Cochran
I think in national security, the war in Iraq is troublesome and a difficult challenge, but our troops and the military leaders we have are managing that situation, although it continues to be very risky and very dangerous.
6
Barbara Deming
Of course it can be said of jails, too, that they try - by punishing the troublesome - to deter others. No doubt, in certain instances this deterrence actually works. But generally speaking it fails conspicuously.
7
John Dewey
The path of least resistance and least trouble is a mental rut already made. It requires troublesome work to undertake the alternation of old beliefs.
8
Bill Dixon
If you are you, 24 hours a day, then you do not have to remember who you are supposed to be in different situations - something that I imagine could be troublesome.
9
Edmund Husserl
Without troublesome work, no one can have any concrete, full idea of what pure mathematical research is like or of the profusion of insights that can be obtained from it.
10
Jay Inslee
I am a relatively new Member to this Chamber, and it is troublesome to me and I can tell Members it is getting very troublesome to my constituents when they hear this repeated consistent drum beat of a corruption of the democratic process.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TROUBLESOME»

Discover the use of troublesome in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to troublesome and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Bryson's Dictionary of Troublesome Words
A revised and updated edition of a humorous primer on the English language, expanded for an American audience, contains entries on correct and questionable usage, a glossary, and a pronunciation guide. Reprint. 25,000 first printing.
Bill Bryson, 2004
2
Nigger: The Strange Career of a Troublesome Word
From the Trade Paperback edition.
Randall Kennedy, 2008
3
A Troublesome Inheritance: Genes, Race and Human History
The most provocative claims in this book involve the genetic basis of human social habits.
Nicholas Wade, 2014
4
Bryson's Dictionary of Troublesome Words: A Writer's Guide ...
Precise, prescriptive, sometimes (like its author) amusingly prickly, this book belongs on the desk of every person who cares enough about our language not to maul or misuse or distort it. Move over, Strunk and White.
William Bryson, 2013
5
Troublesome Border
This second edition of Troublesome Border has been updated and revised to cover dramatic developments since the bookÕs first publication in 1988 that have once again transformed the region in fundamental ways.
Oscar J‡quez Mart’nez, 2006
6
Troublesome Young Men: The Rebels Who Brought Churchill to ...
Describes how, in 1940, a group of rebellious Tory members of Parliament defied the appeasement policies of British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain to force his resignation and bring to power Winston Churchill.
Lynne Olson, 2008
7
European Street Gangs and Troublesome Youth Groups
The eminent contributors to this volume present valuable new data on European youth gangs, describing important characteristics of these groups, and their similarities and differences to American gangs.
Scott H. Decker, Frank M. Weerman, 2005
8
The Ten Most Troublesome Teen-Age Problems: And How to Solve ...
Focuses on establishing effective communication in order to have a loving, trusting relationship
Lawrence Bauman, 1998
9
A Troublesome Commerce: The Transformation of the Interstate ...
"As Gudmestad shows, selling slaves for profit presented a significant problem for southerners because it violated their traditional beliefs about slavery - primarily that slaves benefitted from the system and were generally happy with ...
Robert H. Gudmestad, 2003
10
Troublesome Behaviour in the Classroom: Meeting Individual Needs
The fully updated second edition of Troublesome Behaviour in the Classroom is the most comprehensive and practical guide available on the subject of behaviour management in schools.
Mick McManus, Mick Mcmanus, 2002

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «TROUBLESOME»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term troublesome is used in the context of the following news items.
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Police: Man smoked weed with, made “troublesome” comments to …
BRISTOL — A 25-year-old Gridley Street man has been charged with smoking weed with a 14-year-old girl and making several “troublesome” comments to her ... «Bristol Press, Jul 15»
2
The Three Day Nanny star gives advice on how to tame troublesome
A Norland nanny says she can help transform terrible tots into angelic infants in just 72 hours. Kathryn Mewes, 41, from London, has been helping restore ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
3
Residential fireworks are troublesome, dangerous
Nigel Willis held his daughter, Giselle, on his shoulders as they watched fireworks during Fort Gordon's annual Independence Day celebration in 2014. «The Augusta Chronicle, Jul 15»
4
Troublesome zebra mussels found in Wellington lake
(AP) - Wildlife officials say troublesome zebra mussels have been found in a lake in south-central Kansas. The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and ... «KWCH, Jul 15»
5
Yanks forced to 'wait and see' on Teixeira's troublesome neck
Mark Teixeira's stiff neck is still an issue, and it kept him out of the lineup Monday for the second time in less than a week. The first baseman underwent an MRI ... «New York Post, Jun 15»
6
Jeb's logo can't hide the troublesome family name
Substituting an exclamation point for his inconvenient last name, Jeb! has officially entered the presidential race. Why isn't everyone else quaking in fear? «Washington Post, Jun 15»
7
Coaches vs. Medics: The NCAA's Troublesome Rivalry
Months before Illinois offensive lineman Simon Cvijanovic went in for knee surgery at the end of the 2013 season, he recalls pleading with coaches and doctors ... «Wall Street Journal, Jun 15»
8
Return to Troublesome Creek and a Sydney Film Festival pick that …
The farm, on Troublesome Creek Road, in Cass County, had been in the family since 1867, but Russ and Mary Jane Jordan were facing foreclosure. Russ came ... «Sydney Morning Herald, Jun 15»
9
Pawan Kalyan Turned Troublesome: Trivikram
Reacting to fans call, "I have always referred Pawan Kalyan as my dear friend but he has been turning out to be troublesome these days."Trivikram said in a ... «FilmiBeat, Apr 15»
10
2 Troublesome Weeds 'On The Horizon' In North Dakota
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota officials are keeping an eye on two potentially troublesome weeds as they take public comments on whether to amend ... «CBS Local, Mar 15»

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