troubling

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

troubling (comparative more troubling, superlative most troubling)

  1. distressing, worrying

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Verb[edit]

troubling

  1. present participle of trouble

Noun[edit]

troubling (countable and uncountable, plural troublings)

  1. The infliction of trouble or distress.
    • 1681, Henry Foulis, The History of Romish Treasons and Usurpations
      The Popes censures and troublings of the Emperour [Chapter title]
    • 1882, Philip Bennett Power, Litanies of daily life
      From all troublings of covetousness and ambition