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Now, it appears that internet access is emerging as a new and troublesome determinant of health.

That worry has already prompted some vaccine makers to look for ways to tweak their shots to keep up with these troublesome newcomers.

It only feels like there’s something more imminently troublesome going on.

After all, teeth are a notoriously troublesome aspect of human anatomy, and dental troubles don’t wait for a pandemic to end before they strike.

From Fortune

Over the last few months, industries in the US have had to contend with a troublesome carbon dioxide shortage.

From Quartz

But this approach can be troublesome for a variety of reasons.

Why the government is so vehemently eager to delist the grizzly remains a troublesome question.

Reputations are constantly being disinterred, re-examined, re-purposed for use in the troublesome present.

Yes, Moscow and Tehran are troublesome today for a variety of good reasons.

The regime has, to date, never definitively weighed in on whether these troublesome critters had imperialist or fascist ties.

My soul hateth your new moons, and your solemnities: they are become troublesome to me, I am weary of bearing them.

He shall not be sad, nor troublesome, till he set judgment in the earth, and the islands shall wait for his law.

As already reported in my telegram, fire from the Asiatic shore is at times troublesome, but I am taking steps to deal with it.

The first method is the more troublesome, but, without comparison, the better one.

I caught a violent cold the very same day: it has settled in my eyes, I believe, for they have been troublesome to me ever since.


On this page you'll find 132 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to troublesome, such as: alarming, annoying, burdensome, damaging, dangerous, and difficult.

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