verb (used with object), trou·bled, trou·bling.
verb (used without object), trou·bled, trou·bling.
- the violence and civil war in Ireland, 1920–22.
- the conflict between Protestants and Catholics in Northern Ireland, beginning in 1969.
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Even losses in the low double-digit billions will spell trouble for the insurance industry, according to Credit Suisse analysts.Insurers are getting nervous as Hurricane Laura is set to make landfall as a powerful Category 4 storm|Jeremy Kahn|August 26, 2020|Fortune
Two trials by Johns Hopkins University researchers have also had trouble attracting patients to participate, which has pushed back the delivery of results.Trump’s push to approve COVID-19 convalescent plasma treatment could delay efforts to better understand it|Claire Zillman, reporter|August 24, 2020|Fortune
Apple has said Epic made trouble for itself by offering customers a way to directly buy items for Fortnite and circumvent the App Store fees.Apple fires back at Epic Games, saying it sought ‘side’ deal on Fortnite fee|Verne Kopytoff|August 21, 2020|Fortune
Kohl’s sales fell 23% in its recently finished second quarter, but the retailer’s chief executive sees a lot of opportunity in the even bigger troubles many of its rivals are facing.Why Kohl’s CEO thinks the retailer can win market share amid the COVID carnage|Phil Wahba|August 18, 2020|Fortune
For London, England-based freelance creative director Belen Wilson, the trouble won’t be virtual learning but figuring out childcare once school is over as there won’t be after school programs this fall.‘They need to model empathy’: Agency workers prepare for the start to a most unusual school year|Kristina Monllos|August 18, 2020|Digiday
But South Koreans have a troubled history with American intervention in Korean markets.Propaganda, Protest, and Poisonous Vipers: The Cinema War in Korea|Rich Goldstein|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They wrote about subjects that they knew intimately, or that troubled or fascinated them, which is what all novelists do.
But after a troubled history with alcohol, some tribes are wary.Tribes to U.S. Government: Take Your Weed and Shove It|Abby Haglage|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Yet here we are, dispensing another dollop of inhumanity to some of the most troubled and despised people in America.
The first story featured a man who hires Dr. Strange to help interpret his troubled dreams.The Flying Sorcery of Dr. Strange: Benedict Cumberbatch Is Marvel's Most Bizarre Magician|Rich Goldstein|December 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
How did you know, or I either, that they may not be very jolly fellows, and not in the least troubled with philosophic doubts?Hypatia|Charles Kingsley
She seemed to be troubled with some haunting suspicion that this was not an orthodox cat.
Besides, I hardly think that either he or his agent would have troubled to carry away an empty basin as a momento of the deed.The Tree of Knowledge|Mrs. Baillie Reynolds
She took it quietly, but deeply, which troubled my private sense of relief, and indeed turned it into something very like regret.The Book of Susan|Lee Wilson Dodd
And Lady Joan soon found that she was not in a set that troubled itself much about the suffering poor.At The Relton Arms|Evelyn Sharp
British Dictionary definitions for trouble
- political unrest or public disturbances
- the Troubles political violence in Ireland during the 1920s or in Northern Ireland between the late 1960s and the late 1990s
Derived forms of troubletroubled, adjectivetroubler, noun
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Idioms and Phrases with trouble
In addition to the idioms beginning with trouble
- trouble one's head with
- trouble someone for
- borrow trouble
- fish in troubled waters
- go to the trouble
- in trouble with
- pour oil on troubled waters