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Synonyms for trouble




take pains


  • take pains
  • take the time
  • make an effort
  • go to the effort of
  • exert yourself


Synonyms for trouble

the condition of being in need of immediate assistance

the state or quality of being inconvenient

a cause of distress or anxiety

to cause anxious uneasiness in

to come to mind continually

to cause inconvenience for

Synonyms for trouble

an angry disturbance

an effort that is inconvenient

a strong feeling of anxiety


Related Words

an unwanted pregnancy

disturb in mind or make uneasy or cause to be worried or alarmed

take the trouble to do something

cause bodily suffering to and make sick or indisposed

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My heart is knit to your aged mother since it was granted me to be near her in the day of trouble.
I am carried away to them continually in my sleep, and often in the midst of work, and even of speech, the thought of them is borne in on me as if they were in need and trouble, which yet is dark to me.
If he could bring her to feel with some solemnity that here was a slander which must be met and not run away from, and that the whole trouble had come out of his desperate want of money, it would be a moment for urging powerfully on her that they should be one in the resolve to do with as little money as possible, so that they might weather the bad time and keep themselves independent.
Since then the troubles of her married life had deepened, and the absence of other relief encouraged her regretful rumination over that thin romance which she had once fed on.
I did not tell you of our trouble until I was obliged to, dear Dorothy, so the evil time is near at hand.
Thus urged, he would frequently give himself the trouble of watching them from the windows during their play; at times, he would follow them through the grounds, and too often came suddenly upon them while they were dabbling in the forbidden well, talking to the coachman in the stables, or revelling in the filth of the farm-yard--and I, meanwhile, wearily standing, by, having previously exhausted my energy in vain attempts to get them away.
I remember one afternoon in spring, when, owing to the rain, they could not go out; but, by some amazing good fortune, they had all finished their lessons, and yet abstained from running down to tease their parents--a trick that annoyed me greatly, but which, on rainy days, I seldom could prevent their doing; because, below, they found novelty and amusement--especially when visitors were in the house; and their mother, though she bid me keep them in the schoolroom, would never chide them for leaving it, or trouble herself to send them back.
But in his heart he knew great trouble in that Skipper was in trouble.
No trouble, I assure you, and this book reminds me of what I was about to say.
It wouldn't be polite, and I feel pretty sure that it isn't going to be a trouble any more.
I intend to give you some trouble yet,' said I; 'and perhaps, sir, you will find yourself checkmated before you are aware.
He knew that there was trouble enough in the world; and if the old woman had lived so long, and could count upon his having so little, why so much the better for her, and none the worse for him.
Neither doth it follow, that because these fames are a sign of troubles, that the suppressing of them with too much severity, should be a remedy of troubles.
What troubles one has with these girls without their mother
I had life troubles and heart troubles which are neither here nor there in this narrative.