What does troubling mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. distressing, distressful, disturbing, perturbing, troubling, worrisome, worrying(adj)

    causing distress or worry or anxiety

    "distressing (or disturbing) news"; "lived in heroic if something distressful isolation"; "a disturbing amount of crime"; "a revelation that was most perturbing"; "a new and troubling thought"; "in a particularly worrisome predicament"; "a worrying situation"; "a worrying time"

Wiktionary

  1. troubling(Adjective)

    distressing, worrying

Webster Dictionary

  1. Troubling

    of Trouble

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How to say troubling in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of troubling in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of troubling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of troubling in a Sentence

  1. Scott Minerd:

    It's a troubling precedent that The Fed is going to sit there and continue to fund these zombie companies that don't deserve to exist.

  2. Mark Walker:

    If that's accurate, I'm hearing that it's not -- to say that we would have some concern would be accurate, that would be troubling, to act like it's not a concern would be remiss on my part.

  3. Tyler Tessier:

    The pregnant teacher did n’t show up to her first day of school on Sept. 5. On Sept. 7, her vehicle was found parked five minutes away from the school she worked at. PREGNANT MARYLAND TEACHER REPORTED MISSING AFTER SENDING' TROUBLING' TEXT MESSAGE On Monday, Wallen’s father, Mark, pleaded with the public at a news conference for information on his daughter and was offering a $ 25,000 reward for anything on her whereabouts, while Tyler Tessier, who also spoke, said Tyler Tessier was praying Wallen would be found safe. Laura, if you are listening, it doesn't matter what’s happened, it doesn't matter what type of trouble, there is nothing we can't fix together – myself and yourfamily, there are so many people, so many people that miss you, so many people who were out, who haven't slept. We haven't eaten. We are just looking or praying that you are safe.

  4. Justice Sonia Sotomayor:

    Claiming one emergency after another, the Government has recently sought stays in an unprecedented number of cases, it is hard to say what is more troubling.

  5. Sheriff Essick:

    If Deputy Nick Jax watched the body-worn camera video closely, Deputy Nick Jax may be concerned by what Deputy Nick Jax saw. So was I, deputy Blount handles the entire situation is extremely troubling. As a result, I've served Deputy Blount a notice of termination.

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    the trait of lacking restraint or control; reckless freedom from inhibition or worry
    • A. sweep
    • B. mitre
    • C. abandon
    • D. reciprocal

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