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- adj. distressing, worrying
- v. Present participle of trouble.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. causing distress or worry or anxiety
Sorry, no etymologies found.
He was already preparing for a possible war with Iraq when he got what he called the troubling news about North Korea's nuclear program.
In June 2010, I wrote in this space about a book, "The New Jim Crow," by Michelle Alexander, which I called a "troubling and profoundly necessary" work.
Lawsky says the agreements go a long way to clean up what he calls troubling practices in the mortgage industry.
One of Perry's rivals, businessman Herman Cain, called the use of the name troubling.
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton sharply criticized what she called "troubling practices" before and during the vote in
Finn had acknowledged a month earlier that he had known about suspected pornographic images of children on Ratigan's computer since December, when a technician found hundreds of what he called "troubling images" on the priest's laptop.
Equally troubling is the fact that this bill singles out the Roman Catholic Church.
Whats even more troubling is the fact that any pictures were on there to begin with.
This magazine's behind the curveJust as Beautiful – "The new lifestyle magazine for curvy women" – is troubling from the start.
What's most troubling is not that this $65 tome may be on the wine shelf at Borders, but that it is the primary text book for teaching young chefs and sommeliers about the world of wine.
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