McQueen's troubled patron, Blow, committed suicide in 2007, and his mother, Joyce, died in February 2010.
Storm grew up in Denmark with a troubled childhood, drifting into drugs and crime.
Meehan is pensive and troubled, his marriage and career in crisis.
Ayotte says she is “troubled” by his support of the May 2012 Global Zero report, which calls for nuclear disbarment.
Both men have also made a top priority of taking on the Federal Reserve and the troubled Asset Relief Program.
The idea of your bein' troubled all this time by that snorin' business or whatever 'tis.
I think it was the want of her, more than the value of the craft, that troubled and vexed him.
The good priest was troubled in his mind at the sight of all this wealth of gems.
It troubled him for hours that he could not guess who was placering below.
And we tell but the truth when we say that his own eyes were troubled.
early 13c., from Old French trubler (11c.), metathesis of turbler, from Vulgar Latin *turbulare, from Late Latin turbidare "to trouble, make turbid," from Latin turbidus (see turbid). Related: Troubled; troubling.
c.1200, "agitation of the mind, emotional turmoil," from Old French truble, related to trubler (see trouble (v.)). From early 15c. as "a concern, a cause for worry." The Troubles in reference to times of violence and unrest in Ireland is attested from 1880, in reference to the rebellion of 1640s.