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 – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt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