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troublesome

trou·ble·some

troublesome

 
pronunciation:
truh bl sm
features:
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: causing anxiety, worry, or bother.
Her most troublesome student was expelled for defacing school property.
synonyms:
bothersome, distressing, disturbing, worrisome
antonyms:
innocuous, unproblematic
similar words:
annoying, difficult, hard, irksome, irritating, nagging, pesky, troubling, trying, vexing, weighty
definition 2: difficult; burdensome; laborious.
Cleaning out the basement after the flooding was a troublesome chore.
synonyms:
burdensome, difficult, hard, laborious, tough
antonyms:
easy, simple, unproblematic
similar words:
arduous, cumbersome, inconvenient, knotty, onerous, strenuous, tedious, thorny, unpleasant, uphill
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