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Characterized by or causing trouble or anxiety.

trou′ble·some·ly adv.
trou′ble·some·ness n.
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Noun1.troublesomeness - a difficulty that causes anxietytroublesomeness - a difficulty that causes anxiety  
difficultness, difficulty - the quality of being difficult; "they agreed about the difficulty of the climb"
cumbersomeness, unwieldiness, awkwardness - trouble in carrying or managing caused by bulk or shape; "the movers cursed the unwieldiness of the big piano"
flea bite - a very minor inconvenience
fly in the ointment - an inconvenience that detracts from the usefulness of something
unwieldiness - the quality of being difficult to direct or control by reason of complexity; "avoiding the unwieldiness of formal legal processes"; "the onset of unwieldiness and bureaucracy in large organizations"
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Yet as Cresacre More, More's great-grandson, speaking of his great-grandfather's writing, says, he "seasoned always the troublesomeness of the matter with some merry jests or pleasant tales, as it were sugar, whereby we drink up the more willingly these wholesome drugs .
As he had not been careful to shut the door, Hepzibah was at the pains of closing it after him, with a pettish ejaculation or two about the troublesomeness of young people, and particularly of small boys.
Identifying atomic structure as a threshold concept: Student mental models and troublesomeness.
This type of troublesomeness is cognized as the masking effect.
This focus on changes to our practice related to our students but not to our community partners only became obvious to us after analyzing our reflection products, providing evidence not only of the troublesomeness of the concept but also of the value of our self-study for our own learning.
The half-formed nature is the creative space--a cauldron of construction, suggesting transformation but troublesomeness, change and disturbance, dis-ease.