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A distressing or dangerous situation
“I knew I was in trouble when the rain began to fall and I did not have an umbrella with me.”
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The state of being difficult or bothersome
“I had trouble finding somewhere to park at the mall.”
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Effort or exertion made to do something, especially when inconvenient
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“Finn had gone to the trouble of deciding to sacrifice himself before Rose ruined his plan in the name of love.”
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A source of bother or irritation
“It's no trouble at all. I'm happy to help out whenever I can.”
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A particular aspect of something regarded as unsatisfactory or as a source of difficulty
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“The trouble with perfection is that it is so easily marred.”
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A state of unrest or disorder, usually between opposing factions
“Tensions were rising, and everyone could sense that there was trouble brewing.”
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A cause of distress, disturbance, or pain
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“She has recently been experiencing trouble with her finances, or lack thereof.”
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A failure or breakdown in operation or function
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“Engine trouble would send the plane into a momentary nosedive. Thankfully, there were no casualties.”
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A particular matter of concern
“We looked under the hood of our broken-down car to see what the trouble was.”
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An abnormal state that disrupts normal physiological functions
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“I had to undergo surgery to rectify some trouble I was experiencing with my kidneys.”
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A cause of great distress or misfortune
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A long and complicated procedure that seems tiresome or pointless
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A complicated or problematical situation
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The act of deliberately pestering or annoying someone
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A general feeling of discomfort, illness, or unease whose exact cause is difficult to identify
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Devilry
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A noisy disturbance or quarrel
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Mischievous play, especially by children
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Disagreeableness
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A large, dark cloud, usually a cumulonimbus, charged with electricity and producing thunder and lightning
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Something at which someone or something is substandard
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A mistake arising from or resulting in confusion
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The characteristic of repelling
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Dangerous situation
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Situations that require resolution
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A state of disagreement between two or more groups, typically producing tension
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A state or cause of gloom, suspicion, trouble, or worry
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Detested person
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Strength or energy as an attribute of physical action or movement
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Disturbance or problems which interrupt an event, activity, or process
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A person's predestined situation or status in life
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A sudden violent gust of wind or localized storm, especially one bringing rain, snow, or sleet
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To cause distress or anxiety to
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“The upcoming exam and a fear of failure would trouble Sally a great deal.”
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To cause someone inconvenience
“I hate to trouble you, but could I borrow your lawnmower for a couple of hours?”
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To put in the effort required to do something
“Which of us would trouble to water the city streets with the sweat of our honest brows?”
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To be afflicted or incapacitated by
“He looked paler and sweatier than usual, and one leg seemed to trouble him a bit.”
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(usually of a disease or condition) To affect adversely
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To put into brisk or vigorous action
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To burden, load or encumber with
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To involve in a (complicated or unpleasant) situation
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To obstruct or get in the way of an operation or process