Synonyms of trouble


1. trouble, problem, difficulty

usage: a source of difficulty; "one trouble after another delayed the job"; "what's the problem?"

2. fuss, trouble, bother, hassle, perturbation, disturbance

usage: an angry disturbance; "he didn't want to make a fuss"; "they had labor trouble"; "a spot of bother"

3. trouble, happening, occurrence, occurrent, natural event

usage: an event causing distress or pain; "what is the trouble?"; "heart trouble"

4. trouble, difficulty, effort, elbow grease, exertion, travail, sweat

usage: 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"

5. worry, trouble, anxiety

usage: 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"

6. trouble, pregnancy, gestation, maternity

usage: an unwanted pregnancy; "he got several girls in trouble"


1. disturb, upset, trouble, affect, impress, move, strike

usage: move deeply; "This book upset me"; "A troubling thought"

2. trouble, put out, inconvenience, disoblige, discommode, incommode, bother, affect, impact, bear upon, bear on, touch on, touch

usage: to cause inconvenience or discomfort to; "Sorry to trouble you, but..."

3. perturb, unhinge, disquiet, trouble, cark, distract, disorder, disturb, upset, trouble

usage: 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"

4. trouble oneself, trouble, bother, inconvenience oneself, strive, reach, strain

usage: take the trouble to do something; concern oneself; "He did not trouble to call his mother on her birthday"; "Don't bother, please"

5. trouble, ail, pain, hurt

usage: cause bodily suffering to and make sick or indisposed

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Definition and meaning of trouble (Dictionary)