troubler

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From trouble +‎ -er.

NounEdit

troubler (plural troublers)

  1. One who, or that which, troubles; a disturber.
    • 1644, John Milton, Aeropagitica:
      They are the troublers, they are the dividers of unity, who neglect and permit not others to unite those dissever'd peeces which are yet wanting to the body of Truth.

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *turbulāre (with metathesis), from Latin turbāre, present active infinitive of turbō. Compare Romanian tulbura.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

troubler

  1. to disturb, disrupt (order, sleep, judgement etc.)
  2. to disturb, to trouble (someone)
  3. (reflexive) to cloud, become cloudy (of water); to become cloudy, become overcast (of sky)
  4. (reflexive) to become flustered

ConjugationEdit

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