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Adjective edit

troubling (comparative more troubling, superlative most troubling)

  1. distressing, worrying

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  1. present participle and gerund of trouble

Noun edit

troubling (countable and uncountable, plural troublings)

  1. The infliction of trouble or distress.
    • 1681, Henry Foulis, The History of Romish Treasons and Usurpations:
      The Popes censures and troublings of the Emperour [Chapter title]
    • 1882, Philip Bennett Power, Litanies of daily life:
      From all troublings of covetousness and ambition