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troublous

[ truhb-luhs ]
/ ˈtrʌb ləs /
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adjective

characterized by trouble; unsettled: troublous times.
turbulent; stormy: a troublous sea.
causing annoyance; troublesome.
causing disturbance; restless: a troublous preacher.

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Origin of troublous

1400–50; late Middle English troub(e)lous, equivalent to trouble turbid (<Middle French <Vulgar Latin *turbulus;see trouble) + -ous
trou·blous·ly, adverbtrou·blous·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for troublous

troublous
/ (ˈtrʌbləs) /

adjective

archaic, or literary unsettled; agitated
troublously, adverbtroublousness, noun
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