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Princeton's WordNet

  1. distressing, distressful, disturbing, perturbing, troubling, worrisome, worryingadjective

    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. troublingadjective

    distressing, worrying

Webster Dictionary

  1. Troubling

    of Trouble

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  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. Dean Phillips:

    She made several comments to folks that we obtained through interviews... comments that were troubling with regards to her infatuation with Columbine, the recognition that the Columbine anniversary is coming this week.

  2. Susan Collins:

    It certainly shows a breakdown in communications that is troubling because the president is commander in chief and (Defense) Secretary (James) Mattis apparently, according to press reports — I haven't an official briefing on it yet — told him that this carrier and the destroyers were headed towards North Korea as a show of force when in fact they were headed in the completely opposite direction to Australia, and it's troubling if we don't know where our assets are. It's also so surprising. Every time I have seen that map that shows where our naval assets are, believe me, the Pentagon knows exactly where they are. So I suspect there was some sort of just terrible miscommunication but it should not have occurred.

  3. Bob Baffert:

    They know everything we give them and we have to write it down, we turn it in. So they know every medication this horse has gotten and betamethasone is not one of them, that's the troubling part of it. He wasn't administered that drug.

  4. Elizabeth Warren:

    These credible and troubling allegations from Dr. Vanessa Tyson and Meredith Watson make it clear that Lieutenant Governor Fairfax should resign. My heart goes out to these brave women and their families.

  5. Michael Verseckes:

    We are looking at everything and exploring all options, passenger safety is the highest priority for the MBTA and this highly troubling incident is under investigation by Transit Police detectives.

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