troublous


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trou·blous

 (trŭb′ləs)
adj. Archaic
1.
a. Full of trouble.
b. Uneasy; troubled.
2. Causing trouble; troublesome.

troublous

(ˈtrʌbləs)
adj
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) archaic or literary unsettled; agitated
ˈtroublously adv
ˈtroublousness n

trou•blous

(ˈtrʌb ləs)

adj.
1. characterized by trouble; disturbed; unsettled.
2. causing trouble; troublesome.
[1400–50; late Middle English troub(e)lous=trouble turbid (< Middle French < Vulgar Latin *turbulus; see trouble) + -ous]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.troublous - full of troubletroublous - full of trouble; "these are troublous times"
troubled - characterized by or indicative of distress or affliction or danger or need; "troubled areas"; "fell into a troubled sleep"; "a troubled expression"; "troubled teenagers"

troublous

adjective
Translations

troublous

[ˈtrʌbləs] ADJ (liter) [times] → turbulento, difícil

troublous

adj (liter)unruhig
References in classic literature ?
For years after Lydgate remembered the impression produced in him by this involuntary appeal--this cry from soul to soul, without other consciousness than their moving with kindred natures in the same embroiled medium, the same troublous fitfully illuminated life.
It is said the the Dilsbergers do not emigrate much; they find that living up there above the world, in their peaceful nest, is pleasanter than living down in the troublous world.
My lord," replied Guitant, "I was observing that we live in troublous times and that to-day's events are very like those in the days of the Ligue, of which I heard so much in my youth.
The old-fashioned things had been let with the house, and now seemed almost like a gift from Grandma, doubly precious in these troublous times.
In my troublous sleep I ha' known thee still to be there.
To outsiders the five energetic women seemed to rule the house, and so they did in many things, but the quiet scholar, sitting among his books, was still the head of the family, the household conscience, anchor, and comforter, for to him the busy, anxious women always turned in troublous times, finding him, in the truest sense of those sacred words, husband and father.
Everyone has his worries, prince, especially in these strange and troublous times of ours," Lebedeff replied, drily, and with the air of a man disappointed of his reasonable expectations.
A De Tany, madam, were a great and valuable capture in these troublous times," replied the Earl, "and that alone were enough to necessitate my keeping you; but a beautiful De Tany is yet a different matter and so I will grant you at least one favor, I will not take you to the King, but a prisoner you shall be in mine own castle for I am alone, and need the cheering company of a fair and loving lady.
Maggie's was a troublous life, and this was the form in which she took her opium.
It is night in Lincoln's Inn--perplexed and troublous valley of the shadow of the law, where suitors generally find but little day--and fat candles are snuffed out in offices, and clerks have rattled down the crazy wooden stairs and dispersed.
By the time the presidential election was conducted and the result was released with Jonathan's historic acceptance of defeat, it was very clear that the PDP was headed for a troublous future.
The likelihood of March containing a significant anniversary is supported by Tolkien again being so "unwell" in March, 1946 that he described himself as "near to a real breakdown" so that he took three weeks off and returned to the university "so troublous that it was all I could do to get through it" (Scull and Hammond 1.