Meaning of “troublesome” in the English Dictionary

"troublesome" in British English

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(Definition of “troublesome” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"troublesome" in American English

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troublesomeadjective

us /ˈtrʌb·əl·səm/

troublesome adjective (CAUSING WORRY)

causing worry or anxiety:

The troublesome fact is that we haven’t gotten much done.

troublesome adjective (CAUSING DIFFICULTIES)

causing problems or difficulties:

His back has been troublesome for quite a while.

(Definition of “troublesome” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)