troubled

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Pronunciation[change]

Adjective[change]

Positive
troubled

Comparative
more troubled

Superlative
most troubled

  1. If somebody is troubled, they are worried or concerned about something.
    He first became troubled when he realized that sales had dropped by 50%.
  2. If somebody or something is troubled, it has many problems.
    We need a strong leader to carry us through these troubled times.
    They set up an art workshop for poor and troubled kids in New York City's South Bronx.

Verb[change]

Plain form
trouble

Third-person singular
troubles

Past tense
troubled

Past participle
troubled

Present participle
troubling

  1. The past tense and past participle of trouble.