Definitions

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  • adjective anxious, worried, careworn
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of trouble.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective characterized by or indicative of distress or affliction or danger or need
  • adjective characterized by unrest or disorder or insubordination

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Examples

  • Nothing that she could put her finger on, but he walked silently next to her, his expression troubled and withdrawn.

    Bloodthirst

  • Officials now propose buying what they term troubled assets, without specifying the type, according to a document obtained by Bloomberg News and confirmed by a congressional aide.

    Crikey » Canberra Calling

  • She was frowning, her brow furrowed, her expression troubled.

    Etched in Bone

  • It was not the first time he'd been brought in to run a company which journalists normally prefixed with the word "troubled".

    Tech's Top 25

  • She was frowning, her brow furrowed, her expression troubled.

    Etched in Bone

  • She was frowning, her brow furrowed, her expression troubled.

    Etched in Bone

  • She was frowning, her brow furrowed, her expression troubled.

    Etched in Bone

  • Goodell and the owners have said they are focused on trying to get a labor agreement that fixes what they call a troubled economic system.

    Labor talks to resume next month

  • I was clipping the BlackBerry onto my belt when Danny returned, his expression troubled.

    Spider Bones

  • As she approached the horse, she glanced around the deserted clearing, her expression troubled.

    The Devil Wears Plaid

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