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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"
References in classic literature ?
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.
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 .
Prolonged convict status was probably one of the major contributors to recidivism and to the Irish Catholic reputation for troublesomeness.