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  1. distressing, distressful, disturbing, perturbing, troubling, worrisome, worryingadjective

    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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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#2263sorry
#5071sad
#13075disturbing
#17151worrying
#20864disruptive
#23144alarming
#25814troubling
#26847troublesome
#40996pitiful
#41367unsettling
#42423distressing
#53315worrisome
#55032deplorable
#57101disconcerting
#93966disquieting
#95216lamentable
#136318perturbing
#262675distressful

How to use troubling in a sentence?

  1. President Barack Obama:

    This is not just Mr. Trump. Look at the statements that are being made by other candidates. There is not a single candidate in the Republican primary that thinks we should do anything about climate change, he may up the ante in anti-Muslim sentiment, but if you look at what the other Republican candidates have said, that's pretty troubling, too.

  2. Ann Romney:

    The whole thing makes me laugh, mitt might write, like, a fantastic editorial about the Iran nuclear deal and how troubling it might be, and nobody reads it. But he's going to step in the ring with Evander Holyfield and, like, the whole world knows.

  3. Beate Klarsfeld:

    If Emmanuel Macron in France does not succeed, it's very troubling.

  4. Rochelle Walensky:

    Although we expected the Delta variant to become the dominant strain in the United States, this rapid rise is troubling.

  5. Macomb County Prosecutor Eric Smith:

    It is troubling to think that someone who commits such a reckless crime, putting so many people at risk, walks away with just a slap on the wrist.


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