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troubling

adjective uk   /ˈtrʌb.lɪŋ/ us  
Something that is troubling makes you worried or nervous: Some troubling questions remain about the legal status of frozen embryos.Causing anxiety and worryMaking people sad, shocked and upset
troublingly
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
Causing anxiety and worryMaking people sad, shocked and upset
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