Troublous
Troublous Trou"blous, a. Full of trouble; causing trouble. ``In doubtful time of troublous need.'' --Byron. [1913 Webster]

A tall ship tossed in troublous seas. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]


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  • troublous — index bad (offensive), harmful Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • troublous — ► ADJECTIVE archaic or literary ▪ full of troubles …   English terms dictionary

  • troublous — [trub′ləs] adj. [ME troubelous < OFr troubleus] Chiefly Literary 1. troubled, unsettled, etc. 2. TROUBLESOME …   English World dictionary

  • troublous — troublously, adv. troublousness, n. /trub leuhs/, adj. 1. characterized by trouble; unsettled: troublous times. 2. turbulent; stormy: a troublous sea. 3. causing annoyance; troublesome. 4. causing disturbance; restless: a troublous preacher.… …   Universalium

  • troublous — adjective Date: 15th century 1. full of trouble ; stormy < these troublous times > 2. causing trouble ; troublesome < inflation is a troublous matter > • troublously adverb • troublousness …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • troublous — adjective /ˈtɹʌbləs/ a) Troubled, confused. the mystery, the pervasive melancholy, the vaguely troublous forecast and retrospect which possess the mind in contemplating this sequestered spot, unhallowed save by the sense of a common humanity… …   Wiktionary

  • troublous — adj. archaic or literary full of troubles; agitated, disturbed (troublous times). Etymology: ME f. OF troubleus (as TROUBLE) …   Useful english dictionary

  • troublous — Synonyms and related words: adverse, agitated, anarchic, angry, antagonistic, blustering, blusterous, blustery, chaotic, conflicting, contrary, counter, counteractive, detrimental, difficult, discomposed, disquieted, disturbed, excited, feverish …   Moby Thesaurus

  • troublous — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Troubling to the mind or emotions: disquieting, disruptive, distressful, distressing, disturbing, intrusive, perturbing, troublesome, unsettling, upsetting, worrisome. See HAPPY, PAIN …   English dictionary for students

  • troublous — trou·blous || trÊŒblÉ™s adj. (Archaic) not relaxed, not settled; restless; annoying …   English contemporary dictionary

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