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Overview of noun trouble

The noun trouble has 6 senses? (first 5 from tagged texts)
1. (21) trouble, problem

(a source of difficulty; "one trouble after another delayed the job"; "what's the problem?")

2. (16) fuss, trouble, bother, hassle

(an angry disturbance; "he didn't want to make a fuss"; "they had labor trouble"; "a spot of bother")

3. (11) trouble

(an event causing distress or pain; "what is the trouble?"; "heart trouble")

4. (8) trouble, difficulty

(an effort that is inconvenient; "I went to a lot of trouble"; "he won without any trouble"; "had difficulty walking"; "finished the test only with great difficulty")

5. (1) worry, trouble

(a strong feeling of anxiety; "his worry over the prospect of being fired"; "it is not work but worry that kills"; "he wanted to die and end his troubles")

6. trouble

(an unwanted pregnancy; "he got several girls in trouble")


Overview of verb trouble

The verb trouble has 5 senses? (first 5 from tagged texts)
1. (6) disturb, upset, trouble

(move deeply; "This book upset me"; "A troubling thought")

2. (3) trouble, put out, inconvenience, disoblige, discommode, incommode, bother

(to cause inconvenience or discomfort to; "Sorry to trouble you, but...")

3. (3) perturb, unhinge, disquiet, trouble, cark, distract, disorder

(disturb in mind or make uneasy or cause to be worried or alarmed; "She was rather perturbed by the news that her father was seriously ill")

4. (1) trouble oneself, trouble, bother, inconvenience oneself

(take the trouble to do something; concern oneself; "He did not trouble to call his mother on her birthday"; "Don't bother, please")

5. (1) trouble, ail, pain

(cause bodily suffering to and make sick or indisposed)

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