Definitions of troubled

  1. characterized by or indicative of distress or affliction or danger or need; " troubled areas"; " fell into a troubled sleep"; " a troubled expression"; " troubled teenagers"
  2. Disturbed; disordered.

Usage examples for troubled

  1. She was troubled as she dropped in the door. – Out of the Triangle by Mary E. Bamford
  2. But the rich are troubled by money all the time. – Further Foolishness by Stephen Leacock
  3. When he came down twenty minutes later he seemed troubled. – Saturday's Child by Kathleen Norris
  4. Mr. Maynard smiled at the troubled little face. – Marjorie's Busy Days by Carolyn Wells
  5. If you wish me to, I will see that you are troubled no more in that way. – Equality by Edward Bellamy
  6. This troubled me, for then I could not hold him with my eyes. – Half a Century by Jane Grey Cannon Swisshelm
  7. He was not troubled by the triumph of the British, because he felt sure the Americans would win when properly armed and drilled. – George Washington by Calista McCabe Courtenay
  8. I am troubled about that pretty little Marquise. – The Maid of Maiden Lane by Amelia E. Barr
  9. He has troubled me before. – Lonesome Town by Ethel and James Dorrance
  10. Surely somewhere I had seen that troubled frightened face before! – The Adventures of a Three-Guinea Watch by Talbot Baines Reed
  11. That he should follow gravely, with troubled searching glance, aroused in her a storm of resentment. – The Salamander by Owen Johnson
  12. And is not it hard that I should be troubled in this way? – Miss Mackenzie by Anthony Trollope
  13. Another thing troubled me greatly. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  14. He looked straight into her troubled, frightened eyes. – From the Housetops by George Barr McCutcheon
  15. What he had told me of Cade Renard troubled me. – Cardigan by Robert W. Chambers
  16. After that you will be troubled no more about my affairs. – The Slave Of The Lamp by Henry Seton Merriman
  17. And indeed Charley Vining was thoughtful and troubled in mind. – By Birth a Lady by George Manville Fenn
  18. Her face was troubled. – The Abandoned Room by Wadsworth Camp
  19. Why, indeed, should he be troubled about it? – Monsieur Lecoq by Emile Gaboriau
  20. And, Lady Fawn, I will not go down- stairs while Lord Fawn is here; and when he comes,- if he does come again while I am here,- he shall not be troubled by seeing me. – The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope