Definition of troubling in English:

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troubling

Pronunciation: /ˈtrʌblɪŋ/

adjective

Causing distress or anxiety: this is a troubling development for the prime minister the lack of attention to security is equally troubling
More example sentences
  • Furthermore, the idea of citizenship, once introduced, raised many troubling questions.
  • Some experts question how far even Sunday's test will go in answering the most troubling questions.
  • The 1994 presidential election campaign began in troubling circumstances.

Derivatives

troublingly

adverb
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