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Princeton's WordNet

  1. distressing, distressful, disturbing, perturbing, troubling, worrisome, worrying(adj)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    perturbing, unreassuring, worrying, deplorable, sorry, sad, disturbing, lamentable, distressful, worrisome, distressing, pitiful

    Antonyms:
    light

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How to use troubling in a sentence?

  1. Mark Lemley:

    It is harder and harder to do business with China, there is also a growing sense that doing business with China involves troubling moral compromises.

  2. Mark Meadows:

    You can't help but see the testimony we've received over the last week or so and call into question Rod Rosenstein's candor, based on multiple conversations that we've had, it's apparent Rod Rosenstein did intend to at one point tape the President of the United States. And that's troubling.

  3. The TBI:

    Investigative efforts have revealed a troubling pattern of behavior by Tad Cummins, suggesting the 50-year-old may have been abusing his role as a teacher to groom this vulnerable young girl for some time in an effort to lure and potentially sexually exploit her.

  4. Sean Spicer:

    Every candidate has equal access to our superior data file at the RNC because we believe primaries should be a process free from party interference and that puts voters and campaigns first, that's why it is so troubling to see the DNC engage in such heavy-handed favoritism benefiting Hillary Clinton, a pattern which will continue (Saturday) night with another debate deliberately scheduled to limit viewership.

  5. Chuck Schumer:

    I have some real doubts about He has been a judge who has favored the wealthy interests over the middle class, judge Gorsuch has repeatedly sided with corporations over working people, demonstrated a hostility toward women’s rights, and most troubling, hewed to an ideological approach to jurisprudence that makes me skeptical that he can be a strong, independent Justice on the Court.

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