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Synonyms for trouble
ˈtrʌb əl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. trouble, problem(noun)

    a source of difficulty

    "one trouble after another delayed the job"; "what's the problem?"

    Synonyms:
    fuss, job, worry, hassle, difficulty, problem, bother

  2. fuss, trouble, bother, hassle(noun)

    an angry disturbance

    "he didn't want to make a fuss"; "they had labor trouble"; "a spot of bother"

    Synonyms:
    pain in the ass, problem, squabble, dither, pettifoggery, hustle, botheration, flap, bicker, tiff, difficulty, hassle, stir, flurry, dogfight, rough-and-tumble, bother, ado, infliction, tizzy, pain, bustle, pother, spat, fuss, annoyance, worry, scuffle, bickering, pain in the neck, tussle

  3. trouble(noun)

    an event causing distress or pain

    "what is the trouble?"; "heart trouble"

    Synonyms:
    problem, fuss, difficulty, bother, worry, hassle

  4. trouble, difficulty(noun)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    fuss, worry, hassle, difficultness, difficulty, problem, bother

  5. worry, trouble(noun)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    fuss, worry, hassle, concern, difficulty, problem, headache, vexation, bother

  6. trouble(verb)

    an unwanted pregnancy

    "he got several girls in trouble"

    Synonyms:
    problem, fuss, difficulty, bother, worry, hassle

  7. disturb, upset, trouble(verb)

    move deeply

    "This book upset me"; "A troubling thought"

    Synonyms:
    discomfit, touch, shake up, raise up, disorder, interrupt, cark, commove, bother, inconvenience oneself, agitate, disquiet, turn over, put out, perturb, trouble oneself, tump over, unhinge, incommode, disoblige, overturn, bowl over, discommode, discompose, tip over, upset, inconvenience, swage, untune, disconcert, vex, ail, knock over, stir up, disturb, distract, pain

  8. trouble, put out, inconvenience, disoblige, discommode, incommode, bother(verb)

    to cause inconvenience or discomfort to

    "Sorry to trouble you, but..."

    Synonyms:
    put under, get at, bring out, anaesthetise, irritate, hold out, douse, retire, bother, pain, rile, disquiet, gravel, ail, perturb, anaesthetize, publish, extend, get to, trouble oneself, anesthetize, stretch out, put out, nark, nettle, chafe, unhinge, incommode, cark, disoblige, discommode, disorder, stretch forth, annoy, upset, exsert, smother, inconvenience, inconvenience oneself, anesthetise, issue, vex, rag, release, disturb, distract, devil

  9. perturb, unhinge, disquiet, trouble, cark, distract, disorder(verb)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    distract, unhinge, disorder, perturb, inconvenience oneself, upset, inconvenience, ail, discommode, disquiet, bother, cark, deflect, put out, incommode, disoblige, pain, disarray, throw out of kilter, disturb, trouble oneself, derange

  10. trouble oneself, trouble, bother, inconvenience oneself(verb)

    take the trouble to do something; concern oneself

    "He did not trouble to call his mother on her birthday"; "Don't bother, please"

    Synonyms:
    discommode, unhinge, get at, disorder, rile, perturb, gravel, inconvenience oneself, upset, distract, nettle, inconvenience, vex, ail, nark, disquiet, irritate, devil, chafe, cark, annoy, put out, bother, incommode, disoblige, pain, rag, disturb, trouble oneself, get to

  11. trouble, ail, pain(verb)

    cause bodily suffering to and make sick or indisposed

    Synonyms:
    bother, unhinge, hurt, disorder, perturb, inconvenience oneself, upset, inconvenience, ail, discommode, disquiet, cark, put out, incommode, distract, disoblige, pain, disturb, trouble oneself, anguish

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. trouble

    Anxiety is, according to its derivation, a choking disquiet, akin to anguish; anxiety is mental; anguish may be mental or physical; anguish is in regard to the known, anxiety in regard to the unknown; anguish is because of what has happened, anxiety because of what may happen. Anxiety refers to some future event, always suggesting hopeful possibility, and thus differing from apprehension, fear, dread, foreboding, terror, all of which may be quite despairing. In matters within our reach, anxiety always stirs the question whether something can not be done, and is thus a valuable spur to doing; in this respect it is allied to care. Foreboding, dread, etc., commonly incapacitate for all helpful thought or endeavor. Worry is a more petty, restless, and manifest anxiety; anxiety may be quiet and silent; worry is communicated to all around. Solicitude is a milder anxiety. Fretting or fretfulness is a weak complaining without thought of accomplishing or changing anything, but merely as a relief to one's own disquiet. Perplexity often involves anxiety, but may be quite free from it. A student may be perplexed regarding a translation, yet, if he has time enough, not at all anxious regarding it.

    Synonyms:
    anguish, anxiety, apprehension, care, concern, disquiet, disturbance, dread, fear, foreboding, fretfulness, fretting, misgiving, perplexity, solicitude, worry

    Antonyms:
    apathy, assurance, calmness, carelessness, confidence, ease, light-heartedness, nonchalance, satisfaction, tranquillity

    Preposition:
    Anxiety for a friend's return; anxiety about, in regard to, or concerning the future.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. trouble(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    agitate, disturb, derange

  2. trouble(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    afflict, distress, grieve, annoy, vex, fret, plague, torment, harass, worry, pester, badger, disquiet, concern, make anxious, make uneasy

  3. trouble(n.)

    Synonyms:
    affliction, distress, suffering, calamity, grief, tribulation, adversity, misfortune, sorrow, woe

  4. trouble(n.)

    Synonyms:
    annoyance, perplexity, vexation, embarrassment, plague, torment, molestation

  5. trouble(n.)

    Synonyms:
    matter, cause of distress

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. trouble(n)

    Synonyms:
    tribulation, adversity, reverses, affliction, calamity, misfortune, vexation, annoyance, inconvenience, worry, disturbance, torment, plague, thorn, bane

  2. trouble(v)

    Synonyms:
    vex, disturb, distress, inconvenience, incommode, pester, worry

How to pronounce trouble?

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US English
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British
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Australian
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Indian

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#10284stir
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#12207hassle
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#15487misery
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#34128harass
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#34999overturn
#35150toil
#35156flurry
#36859tribulation
#37262bustle
#37535affliction
#42240nettle
#43329ail
#44391molestation
#44754deflect
#47688irritate
#52608bickering
#52905disarray
#54523vex
#64517uneasiness
#66795oppress
#71424foreboding
#71877infliction
#74722fretting
#75259dither
#77127perplexity
#77836tussle
#83098scuffle
#85386molest
#85772dogfight
#86407agitate
#88869squabble
#90291chafe
#93318disquiet
#94228bicker
#95211perplex
#100265vexation
#102610solicitude
#104507cark
#110802douse
#112349perturb
#121386tizzy
#127183rile
#179003swage
#187910misgiving
#219145mortify
#231498nark
#292081anesthetize
#311709disconcert

How to use trouble in a sentence?

  1. President Donald Trump:

    ( Anthony Fauci) doesn't need security, everybody loves them, besides that, they'd be in big trouble if they ever attacked.

  2. John Thain:

    Whenever you have long periods of time of very low interest rates and lots of liquidity you always worry about where are there bubbles being created and where is there potential trouble in the future.

  3. Vikrant Parsai:

    The trouble with people these days is that they want to reach the promised land without going through the wilderness.

  4. Senator Sanders and Senator Warren:

    I don't know why anyone goes to the trouble to run for president to talk about what we can't do and what we won't fight for.

  5. Doug Getten:

    Despite increased activity recently, some companies could still have trouble accessing the markets, depending on their credit.

Images & Illustrations of trouble

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Translations for trouble

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  • مشكلةArabic
  • бядаBelarusian
  • problémyCzech
  • problemerDanish
  • Anstrengung, Ärger, bekümmern, Bemühung, belästigen, Mühe, Störung, beunruhigen, SchwierigkeitGerman
  • ταλαιπωρίαGreek
  • ĝenoEsperanto
  • agobiar, molestar, fastidiarSpanish
  • مشکلPersian
  • mekkala, ongelma, selkkaus, vaivata, vaiva, vaikeus, häiriö, levottomuus, hankaluus, vaivannäkö, tappeluFinnish
  • peine, déranger, troublerFrench
  • cráighIrish
  • teanntachd, dragh, buair, trioblaid, buaireas, cuir dragh air, duilgheadas, èiginnScottish Gaelic
  • तकलीफ़, कष्टHindi
  • bajHungarian
  • MasalahIndonesian
  • guaio, tumulto, disturbare, agitare, dissesto, problema, difficoltà, esagitare, impiccio, infastidire, problemiItalian
  • צרותHebrew
  • 心配事, 厄介事, 迷惑, 揉め事, 手数を掛ける, 障害, 骨折り, 問題, 面倒を掛ける, 厄介Japanese
  • ತೊಂದರೆKannada
  • 수고Korean
  • tribulatioLatin
  • traucētLatvian
  • raru, māreherehe, mohoMāori
  • probleemDutch
  • trøbbelNorwegian
  • kłopoty, niepokoić, przeszkadzać, trud, problem, kłopot, dokuczaćPolish
  • problema, molestar, incomodar, dificuldade, irritarPortuguese
  • necazRomanian
  • заботы, неприятность, побеспокоить, труд, хлопоты, перебой, проблема, беда, горе, обеспокоить, встревожить, трудность, волновать, потревожить, затруднение, взволновать, усилие, беспокоить, тревожить, неполадки, злоключениеRussian
  • problemSwedish
  • vurugu, gayaSwahili
  • pahirapan, istorboTagalog
  • sıkıntı, arıza, başağrısı, efor, problem, gayretTurkish
  • халепаUkrainian
  • تکلیف, کشٹUrdu
  • rắc rốiVietnamese
  • rujhe, mehinWalloon
  • 麻烦Chinese

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