Definition of troubled adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈtrʌbld//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈtrʌbld//
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  1. 1(of a person) worried and anxious She looked into his troubled face.
  2. 2(of a place, situation or time) having a lot of problems a troubled marriage We live in troubled times.
  3. Extra examples She still felt vaguely troubled by it all. a singer with an extremely troubled past financially troubled companies financially troubled firms
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: troubled