Trouble

Definition of Trouble

Trou´ble
v. t.1.To put into confused motion; to disturb; to agitate.
[imp. & p. p. Troubled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Troubling.]
An angel went down at a certain season into the pool, and troubled the water.
- John v. 4.
God looking forth will trouble all his host.
- Milton.
2.To disturb; to perplex; to afflict; to distress; to grieve; to fret; to annoy; to vex.
Now is my soul troubled.
- John xii. 27.
Take the boy to you; he so troubles me
'T is past enduring.
- Shak.
Never trouble yourself about those faults which age will cure.
- Locke.
3.To give occasion for labor to; - used in polite phraseology; as, I will not trouble you to deliver the letter.
a.1.Troubled; dark; gloomy.
n.1.The state of being troubled; disturbance; agitation; uneasiness; vexation; calamity.
Lest the fiend . . . some new trouble raise.
- Milton.
2.That which gives disturbance, annoyance, or vexation; that which afflicts.
3.(Mining) A fault or interruption in a stratum.
To get into trouble
to get into difficulty or danger.
To take the trouble
to be at the pains; to exert one's self; to give one's self inconvenience.
She never took the trouble to close them.
- Bryant.

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