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1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
aggravating, agitating, annoying, bothering, bothersome, breathtaking, charged, cliff-hanging, disquieting, distracting, disturbing, electric, exasperating, exciting, exhilarating, galling, galvanic, harassing, heady, heart-expanding, heart-stirring, heart-swelling, heart-thrilling, importunate, importune, impressive, inflammatory, intoxicating, irking, irksome, irritating, jarring, jolting, maddening, mind-blowing, moving, overcoming, overmastering, overpowering, overwhelming, perturbing, pesky, pestering, pestiferous, pestilent, pestilential, piquant, plaguesome, plaguey, plaguing, provocative, provoking, ravishing, soul-stirring, spirit-stirring, stimulating, stimulative, stirring, striking, suspenseful, suspensive, tantalizing, teasing, telling, thrilling, thrilly, tiresome, tormenting, troublesome, unsettling, upsetting, vexatious, vexing, wearisome, worrisome, worrying
Dictionary Results for troubling:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
troubling
    adj 1: 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"
           [syn: distressing, distressful, disturbing,
           perturbing, troubling, worrisome, worrying]

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Trouble \Trou"ble\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Troubled; p. pr. & vb.
   n. Troubling.] [F. troubler, OF. trobler, trubler,
   tourbler,fr. (assumed) LL. turbulare, L. turbare to
   disorderly group, a little crowd; both from turba a disorder,
   tumult, crowd; akin to Gr. ?, and perhaps to E. thorp; cf.
   Skr. tvar, tur,o hasten. Cf. Turbid.]
   1. To put into confused motion; to disturb; to agitate.
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            An angel went down at a certain season into the
            pool, and troubled the water.         --John v. 4.
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            God looking forth will trouble all his host.
                                                  --Milton.
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   2. To disturb; to perplex; to afflict; to distress; to
      grieve; to fret; to annoy; to vex.
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            Now is my soul troubled.              --John xii.
                                                  27.
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            Take the boy to you; he so troubles me
            'T is past enduring.                  --Shak.
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            Never trouble yourself about those faults which age
            will cure.                            --Locke.
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   3. To give occasion for labor to; -- used in polite
      phraseology; as, I will not trouble you to deliver the
      letter.
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   Syn: To disturb; perplex; afflict; distress; grieve; harass;
        annoy; tease; vex; molest.
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