Synonym of troubling

Alternative for troubling

troubles, troubled, troubling

Synonym: agitate, bother, discomfort, disquiet, distress, disturb, perturb, plague, stir, upset, vex, worry,

Antonym: relieve,

Adjective

Causing worry, distress or anxiety
distressing disturbing upsetting disquieting troublesome unsettling perturbing discomforting worrisome discomposing nasty troublous nagging worrying disconcerting unpleasant distressful dismaying alarming irksome agitating painful trying bothersome frightening harrowing vexing severe harassing perplexing difficult unnerving depressing foreboding disagreeable tormenting discouraging discommoding annoying irritating hairy ominous sinister gloomy nerve-racking creepy startling dreadful hard onerous fraught concerning agonizing dire provoking grim wearisome nerve-wracking woeful threatening aggravating daunting agonising inconvenient embarrassing nail-biting horrific excruciating burdensome awful tiresome appalling toilsome vexatious laborious intrusive impeding disruptive consequential tragic sad ghastly horrible pessimistic unpalatable displeasing distasteful traumatic macabre loathsome uncomfortable bitter shocking miserable awkward grave dismal torturous uneasy hurtful horrendous horrid wretched forbidding terrible horrifying objectionable gruesome frightful galling off-putting lamentable harsh abominable atrocious vile heartrending foul grisly bad uncertain prophetic restless nervous anxious tense monstrous stressful discomfiting grievous cruel unfortunate regrettable solemn gut-wrenching bewildering sorrowful melancholy disheartening rotten revolting poor execrable doleful lousy disgusting sickening hideous lurid nauseating nightmarish ugly gnawing disappointing mortifying tragical hellacious nauseous mean heartbreaking direful confusing hostile flustering bleak unwelcome taxing sombre somber heart-rending unhappy distracting tricky repellent repugnant inauspicious afflicting unkind harrying repellant abhorrent uncongenial unpleasing anxious-making unpropitious confronting mournful piteous sorry grief-stricken bothering tough oppressed pitiless vicious impoverished stark brutal merciless ruthless savage heavy poverty-stricken devastating exacting baffling unforgiving feel-bad prickly niggling dispiriting thorny sticky problematic scary melancholic austere unlucky testing parlous unfavorable unfavourable glum irritable depressive frustrating poignant hopeless troubled cheerless racking torturing raging wrenching dreary morose menacing mephitical hellish revulsive unamusing distressed sullen demoralizing humiliating grotesque unspeakable terrifying unsightly baleful portentous shameful shaming humourless sober crummy offensive odious detestable unsavory humorless unbearable repulsive unsatisfactory icky stinking unendurable unacceptable sedate deplorable abysmal obnoxious gross undesirable diabolical compromising tormentous plaguing punishing anguishing minatory pathetic unappealing uncool yukky grotty yucky godawful saddening uninviting grody afflictive affecting sour demoralising hateful ill anguished unsavoury beastly unlovely demeaning degrading delicate sensitive doomy ill-boding discountenancing touchy ignominious barro disgraceful toe-curling cringey discreditable dishonouring blush-making cringe-making cringeworthy heart-breaking dishonoring equivocal inopportune incommodious exasperating impossible rattling discommodious puzzling unseemly extremely bad wicked serious inhospitable comfortless rough oppressive critical intimidating formidable rugged fearsome calamitous terrific injurious dangerous hair-raising dark harmful inhuman unattractive searing tremendous grewsome fearful black redoubtable damaging spine-chilling intense from hell adverse desolate joyless intolerable unpromising demanding overwhelming noisome very bad dread unfriendly unrelenting disastrous hardhanded heinous nightmare unpopular rigorous dislikable tortuous jarring acute strong grinding desperate unappetizing disadvantageous glaring unwelcoming untoward spartan stringent insufferable fierce funereal dour outrageous crushing scandalous ferocious negative rubbish vulgar forlorn obscene extreme intemperate inclement murderous stiff yucko abject rancid evil fulsome noxious godforsaken egregious chilling biting petrifying astounding God-awful gnarly straitened ill-fated shuddersome morbid unsympathetic unsuitable untempting discordant wounding inadequate drab brackish grating drear unenticing glary rueful scaring dicey pitiful drag pain sharp peracute wild blinding dazzling weak flat dreaded unpardonable unforgivable relentless significant mortal unstable chronic dodgy sore remorseless great scabrous stern inexorable untimely cataclysmic not okay terribly bad like death warmed up spooky frozen inexcusable punk excessive unaesthetic challenging stupefying coarse bloodcurdling strange eerie unearthly ghoulish sublime undesired heartstopping hard-hearted catastrophic unadvantageous ruinous stunning astonishing amazing staggering perilous arduous strenuous rejected unwanted surprising downbeat Spartan bare-bones barren cataclysmal fatal detrimental exigent grueling gruelling blameworthy reprehensible excluded uninvited festy disgustful loathly inimical damning destructive hard-pressed shadowy tortured full of hardship doubtful gray strained ill-omened treacherous grey pressing precarious messy jeopardous apocalyptic rocky uphill backbreaking unsought ill-favoured exceptionable inadmissible raunchy grungy wearing murky disagreeing deadly infelicitous catastrophal moiling sweaty herculean unwished for unwished-for chill plutonian Cimmerian sepulchral very unpleasant sick-making not wanted ill-advised too bad ill-favored killer drastic effortful crippling fateful shattering acheronian acherontic unjust looking on the black side useless futile vain pointless impracticable unworkable bootless no-win not having a prayer beyond hope with no chance of success

Adjective

Causing bother or frustration
bothersome aggravating annoying vexatious vexing exasperating galling irritating distressing irksome maddening rankling troublesome infernal irking thorny tiresome trying worrisome abrasive inconvenient knotty niggling pesky riling taxing tedious wearisome awkward carking chafing confounded difficult disturbing frustrating incommodious nettlesome nettling peeving tricky demanding pestiferous pestilent pestilential plaguy cussed pesty plaguey rebarbative upsetting unsettling perturbing infuriating harassing nagging burdensome worrying unpleasant harrying provoking displeasing problematic grating unwelcome disagreeable discomposing discomforting enraging wearing disquieting alarming concerning traumatic teasing troublous antagonizing jarring antagonising agonizing agonising enough to try the patience of a saint enough to drive you up the wall daunting harrowing dismaying boring nerve-racking agitating grave painful discommoding bedevilling disconcerting prickly sticky nasty mean unpleasing unnerving unamusing tormenting ugly wicked hairy scary anxious-making punchable uncongenial bedeviling persistent nerve-wracking oppressive arduous laborious hard objectionable wretched repugnant importunate apprehensive deplorable discouraging challenging forbidding puzzling lamentable tough heavy intractable repressive ungovernable uphill rowdy undisciplined murder messy infestive rough dangerous damaging disorderly afflicting disappointing festering antipathetic unsatisfying unattractive impossible offensive provocative instigative goading insulting stimulating inflammatory incendiary affronting inflaming charged exciting instigating inciting piquing agitational edgy agitative controversial in-your-face unfortunate sickening humiliating distasteful unpalatable plaguing acid afflictive accursed nauseating arousing outrageous rousing discordant incensing grotesque inharmonious unaesthetic harsh unsuitable inappropriate stimulant influential aggressive pushing confrontational inspirational rabble-rousing intoxicating heady spurring tense insensitive stridulous stridulent ill suited dry harsh-sounding frightening fraught anxious stressful nail-biting obstructive out of place restless nervous creepy distressful uneasy panicky menacing gut-wrenching terrifying intimidating

Adjective

Feeling or showing grief
sorrowful sad unhappy depressed miserable dejected melancholy disconsolate doleful heartbroken mournful woeful wretched dismal despondent down downcast downhearted sorry woebegone blue gloomy glum regretful crestfallen despairing distressed forlorn grieving inconsolable low-spirited melancholic painful afflicted desolate tearful bad brokenhearted broken-hearted droopy grief-stricken hangdog heartsick heartsore heavyhearted heavy-hearted joyless low lugubrious rueful saddened bowed down piteous affecting cast down dolent heartrending hurting ruthful solemn sorrowing tear-jerking troubled down in the mouth in mourning in pain in sorrow full of sorrow singing the blues sick at heart down in the dumps morose dolorous cheerless dispirited sombre somber disheartened discouraged anguished depressing sullen dreary comfortless funereal abject bleak lamentable disappointed distressing pathetic heartbreaking upset elegiac depressive fed up saturnine pitiful drear plaintive dark black morbid grim pessimistic moody pitiable dire chap-fallen lonely weeping sepulchral lonesome saddening gray grey godforsaken tragic cold in the dumps teary spiritless long-faced grievous mourning remorseful elegiacal in low spirits darkening murky tenebrous tenebrific chill plutonian harrowing dreich sunless cloudy Cimmerian heart-rending demoralized bitter agonized crushed apologetic lamenting mirthless dull dour suffering demoralised devastated contrite agonised moving lachrymose wistful repentant penitent conscience-stricken poignant bummed out shamefaced dragged hopeless oppressed choked deplorable compunctious wailing weepy chapfallen pensive touching bereaved in the pits ashamed poor destroyed disheartening cheesed off dispiriting plangent dolesome emotional oppressive down and out in the doldrums sick as a parrot brassed off agonizing unfortunate out of sorts upsetting tormented grieved guilt-ridden bewailing bemoaning hurt aching distressful self-reproachful sheepish agonising attritional nostalgic down-hearted uncomfortable in tears distraught mopey funeral deploring grave bleeding gutted sobbing chastened tristful dingy guilty dejecting grumpy cut up pained weighed down crummy penitential cast-down drab heavy gut-wrenching all torn up sulky regrettable traumatic dismayed aggrieved worthless defeatist unwelcoming broken uninviting mean listless excruciating shot down sniveling in a blue funk serious down-and-out angst-ridden as sick as a parrot bereft dirgelike drearisome worried paltry austere dirge-like Eeyorish stirring heavy with grief in despair disappointing tortured daunted dim inhospitable bare stark snivelling terrible calamitous low in spirits vile in grief in doldrums base blubbering discomposing unpleasant dysphoric crying bland disturbing anxious clinical ripped draggy impersonal sunk in gloom sour wintry jarring wintery institutional on a downer humourless humorless torn up tormenting bawling atoning taken down afraid in sackcloth and ashes full of regret displeased overwhelmed perturbed bothered threnodic traumatized discouraging concerned defeated sober downbeat scurvy shattered helpless shaken discombobulated uptight dreadful abashed hapless compassionate beggarly commiserative arousing shabby sapped overcome with sorrow troublesome enervated horrible bugged shook solitary crabby discontented difficult flat down-in-the-mouth traumatised antsy maudlin disillusioned wounded racked supplicating heart-wrenching subdued afflicting weary shocking bummed-out horrific atrocious shook up vexatious appalling horrifying tragical down in dumps perturbing frightful mortifying crabbed agitating surly mopish broody adust lousy whimpering unconsolable cruel let down hurtful low-down derisible ugly triste to be pitied in the toilet moping negative languorous languid howling fearful penitentiary regretting feel-bad prostrated disturbed in distress merciful mortified sorry for oneself sinister heart-sick lovesick blubbing dirgeful sore burned contused withdrawn overcome pining in anguish pain-filled foreboding ominous apathetic undermined demoralizing demoralising overcast desperate deathly Stygian obscure hollow exequial deathlike funebrial cringing browbeaten cowed emo crushing disgruntled grousing cranky bellyaching cantankerous beefing cheap inadequate despicable contemptible insignificant without energy brooding sunk lost griefstricken damp guilty-looking furtive lowered bowed churlish forgotten homeless forsaken abandoned beseeching ruined entreating imploring commiserable off sluggish taken aback deflated atrabilious clouded dampened drooping dashed sagging ill-humoured huffy friendless destitute uncared-for down in mouth luckless depressant intimidated embarrassed sneaking lame unsatisfied torn-up discontent disenchanted angry annoyed cross prostrate with grief ill-humored humble threnodial sorry for yourself strained repining widowed orphaned uneasy unsmiling bad-tempered uncommunicative taciturn dragging cynical defenseless defenceless fruitless alone ailing cowering humiliated let-down not happy unable to be comforted unable to be consoled phlegmatic ill-tempered unresponsive have the blahs meagre disgraceful meager small impactful intense impressive with a long face ticked off teed off browned off peed off in a funk bummed powerless downtrodden dispossessed deprived beside oneself with grief sick unlucky close to tears languished blubbery moist tear-filled watery wet repenting shamed propitiatory vexed unnerved agitated discomposed disconcerted ruffled disquieted larmoyant sentimental tender passionate expressive catastrophic disastrous feeble feeling down full of gloom blue funk looking as if one had lost a pound and found a penny harassed irked wrecked discountenanced flustered aflutter plagued on the verge of tears self-incriminating haunted spooked harrowed jumpy persecuted unglued easily moved on one's knees self-accusing self-condemnatory in floods of tears with tears in your eyes strung out in a stew racked with suffering in a tizzy racked with pain disconcerting horrendous awful disquieting worrisome objectionable horrid irksome discomforting severe unsettling forbidding revolting loathsome stressful rotten distasteful unpalatable daunting torturous execrable repellent unnerving ghastly foul annoying unbearable nasty repulsive offensive abominable odious detestable irritating unsavory harsh disagreeable gruesome repugnant unsatisfactory icky stinking hideous lurid disgusting nauseating unacceptable sedate abysmal unwelcome hairy worrying obnoxious grisly undesirable diabolical troublous unendurable frightening fraught macabre displeasing nightmarish sickening gross monstrous repellant uncool yukky grotty godawful abhorrent grody unappealing awkward yucky hellacious afflictive nauseous nerve-racking unsavoury off-putting galling hostile nail-biting concerning heart-breaking beastly uncongenial unlovely unpleasing extremely bad nerve-wracking unfavorable unfavourable stern unpromising inauspicious stony-faced earnest no-nonsense staid glowering sobersided frowning spartan poker-faced shadowy unamused hard scowling colorless unpropitious colourless monotonous threatening po-faced deserted adverse sterile deadpan stony gloom-ridden squalid fatalistic sordid weighty shameful unhumorous grouchy inferior impoverished indigent scungy sourpuss muted suspicious alarmist distrustful doubting lackluster lacklustre deep menacing straight-faced acheronian God-awful irritable boring lifeless fiery chilling parlous intimidating unfriendly uninspiring given to looking on the black side unexciting blah uninteresting humdrum uncaring unimpassioned unmoved disadvantageous formal portentous waste disenchanting routine uniform empty barren desolating regimented isolated intolerable lorn companionless uninhabitable suicidal acherontic expressionless impassive gaunt bearish inimical remote derelict sequestered blank dissatisfied looking on the black side unhopeful contemplative frustrated discomfited disowned fierce steely chagrined miffed having blue devils having the blahs tough unappetizing unattractive untempting dismaying aghast beaten trashy shoddy filthy aggressive indignant temperamental aggravated vanquished baulked worsted objecting balked testing alarming unearthly resolved ruminative resolute thoughtful reflective introspective composed derisory injurious perilous enraged ferocious implacable unappeasable critical flinty cast-iron boot-faced ungentle disapproving furious mephitical unkind perplexing aggravating hellish bewildering vexing revulsive frustrating unamusing chilly unenthusiastic eerie exacting exigent ghostly terrifying gory grotesque ill-fated hard-pressed harmful doubtful treacherous pressing precarious jeopardous apocalyptic rocky very bad straitened discommodious dangerous full of hardship ill-omened direful ill-boding messy poverty-stricken fearsome quiet unplayful bookish deep in thought bound and determined unenticing terrific pitiless grewsome nightmare weird shady spooky spookish scary unhealthy louring hazy leaden overclouded darkened death-obsessed beclouded lowering misty dirty hazed foggy clouded over resentful pouting piqued petulant promising rain nebulous put out fractious not fair not clear peeved perverse chippy aloof mumpish pouty uncooperative obstinate sourpussed querulous stroppy mardy out of humour fretful ornery sulking unsociable gruff in a bad mood in a huff in a mood in the sulks in a strop having a fit of the sulks

Adjective

Having the feeling that one is about to vomit
queasy nauseous sick ill nauseated bilious unwell seasick squeamish airsick carsick crook queer trainsick travel-sick bad dizzy liverish peaky poorly sickish uncomfortable upset awful funny giddy groggy lousy off peculiar qualmish queerish rotten rough terrible crummy dreadful indisposed peakish concerned doubtful dubious fidgety odd off colour out of sorts pukish restless rocky sickly suffering from motion sickness uncertain unsettled unsettling woozy suffering from altitude sickness green about the gills green around gills under the weather sick as a dog grotty seedy ropy wabbit not oneself below par peaked run down not up to par washed out ailing queazy peely-wally unhealthy faint not well under par run-down weak not very well infirm lightheaded down light-headed sickened off-colour not in good shape not up to snuff diseased bedridden punk in poor health in a bad way green debilitated frail feeble unsound infected off-color green around the gills impaired barfy laid-up disordered like death warmed up afflicted shaky mean invalided feverish valetudinarian iffy vertiginous reeling bummed laid up on the sick list green at the gills about to throw up pale at death's door delicate wobbly invalid hospitalized incurable suffering dazed sick to one's stomach under medication rickety broken down disgusted unsteady hospitalised hazy whirling tipsy sick as dog off balance punch-drunk not a hundred percent laid low motion sick slightly unwell nauseatic unfit fatigued tired not up to the mark horrible not so hot imperfect confined tottering defective declining travelsick ugly unsightly chunderous ropey ghastly qualmy disturbed distressed failing low poor paltry lame not yourself uneasy off form miserable throwing up vomiting blah off one's feed pallid pasty pasty-faced drained haggard achy hypochondriacal in pain decrepit ashen whey-faced gray colourless bloodless ashy grey ashen-faced anaemic corpse-like cadaverous sallow ill-looking not feeling well wan pinched the worse for wear deathly pale off-balance unbalanced unstable volatile swooning light ditzy suffering from radiation sickness sickly-looking drawn emaciated etiolated thin peelie-wally grim anemic as white as a ghost as white as a sheet colorless strange in poor shape running temperature on sick list a wreck got the bug feeling terrible feeling awful off one's feet feeling rotten hypercritical annoyed exacting mincing prim puritanical cowardly uncompromising captious hysterical easily upset easily offended confused muzzy swimmy aswoon puzzled punchy gaga dopey muddled not with it weak-kneed weak in the knees slap-happy seeing stars enfeebled enervated exhausted prostrate incapacitated weakened wasted languid sapped prostrated asthenic down-and-out slight weakly effete tender out of action doddering wimpish wimpy unsubstantial worn-out worn out rundown out of commission puny soft softened doddery fragile insecure flimsy wavering disabled injured spent weary pooped beat confined to bed knackered dying wretched crippled down with broken-down weedy worn tottery gaunt spindly dragging raddled tired out tuckered out out of gas vacillating tenuous vitiated trembly meagre pathetic strengthless sapless meager in bad shape lacklustre lackluster out of shape hollow-eyed languishing valetudinary handicapped housebound immobilized unwholesome in bed wasting ill in bed in bad health slender stricken hors de combat contaminated tainted septic blighted sinking reduced sensitive nesh susceptible got a bug immobilised peccant abnormal not healthy sick as a parrot powerless without energy infectious dainty fishy shatterable brittle fracturable shattery wispy bockety languorous depleted sluggish cranky chronically ill always ill pining often ill laid-low helpless impotent burned out low-energy in ill health in poor condition irresolute stressed out of condition shilpit faltering out-of-action not feeling up to snuff experiencing nausea feeling queasy ticklish quaking feeling nauseous feeling nauseated feeling woozy inconstant staggering tricky trembling in a decline indecisive unsafe uneven tense strained half-hearted emasculated flabby gentle insufficient flat aged halting anile sensile out of humor down in the mouth in declining health careworn wonky precarious withered fraught hollow-cheeked teetering dead loggy aweary bushed jaded logy washed-out wearied beaten bleary done limp teetery fluctuant rattletrap wavy wiggling unsure dilapidated tattered unkempt dishevelled disheveled coarsened debauched feeling sick wiped out played out stressed out burned-out all in tapped out on one's last legs with sunken cheeks worse for wear

Adjective

Able or likely to cause harm or injury
dangerous adverse hazardous detrimental harmful bad damaging hurtful deleterious grave grievous injurious jeopardising jeopardizing nocuous pernicious prejudicial threatening unsafe unsound baleful baneful critical jeopardous lethal life-threatening noxious parlous perilous risky serious severe thorny unhealthy fatal destructive deadly disadvantageous ruinous unfavourable unfavorable inimical menacing toxic undesirable ill disastrous dire evil poisonous calamitous negative unwholesome unfortunate wicked nocent maleficent mischievous prejudicious malignant crippling malefic catastrophic counterproductive cataclysmic corrupting cancerous devastating undermining sinister wounding virulent venturesome malicious venomous untoward annihilative eradicative hostile dicey subversive distressing corrosive painful corroding incendiary extirpative suicidal precarious unpropitious unfriendly environmentally unfriendly oncogenic malign abusive unconducive worrying noisome inopportune cancer-causing carcinogenic mortal acute brutal fierce grim dreadful forbidding terrible bleak insalubrious unhealthful hard ill-fated inexpedient malevolent exigent lethiferous pestilential internecine pestiferous wreckful wrackful slaughterous unsympathetic counter cataclysmal violent annihilatory ravaging devastative savage damning ominous disturbing wretched inauspicious direful inhospitable foreboding unpleasant disagreeable gloomy harsh sombre solemn somber depressing awful disheartening harrowing discouraging weighty exacting sobering bitter tough desolate ugly difficult strenuous sad death-dealing corruptive unnutritious ruining destroying dodgy iffy chancy deathly contrary opposed afflictive cancerogenic touch-and-go antagonistic mortifying bad for you incurable capital antipathetic annihilating desolating sickly fateful insidious imperilling imperiling erosive cutthroat consumptive unwelcoming ill-disposed fell very dangerous unsalutary inimicable inimic not conducive disaffected repugnant at odds oppugnant contaminated unsanitary touch and go intense significant considerable glum miserable straitened dour objectionable gray mournful strained black ill-omened woeful treacherous ill-boding hard-pressed dismal doleful lurid austere chilling grey joyless hopeless oppressive unwelcome shadowy nightmarish pressing dark discommodious comfortless troublesome upsetting tortured morose messy morbid apocalyptic rocky troubled full of hardship doubtful very bad cheerless murderous peracute punishing extreme arduous big heavy consequential excessive major intensive grinding taxing toilsome harassing sinful poor untimely sober earnest shocking forlorn unamusing sedate urgent far-reaching ill-starred unsuited inconvenient infelicitous unlucky unpromising inapt unsuitable inappropriate nasty unseasonable ill-suited

Adjective

Requiring great effort or exertion
difficult arduous challenging demanding hard excruciating grueling harsh rigorous strenuous testing tough backbreaking daunting exacting exhausting fatiguing gruelling laborious onerous punishing taxing tortuous trying backbreaker bruising burdensome debilitating draining insufferable painstaking ponderous rough tiring torturous unforgiving wearisome wearying agonising agonizing back-breaking brutal formidable harrowing hellish immense intense intimidating severe tiresome troublesome unbearable unremitting uphill upstream bothersome crushing cumbersome depleting distressing fierce galling gargantuan grievous grinding hairy herculean Herculean jarring laboured labored ominous operose oppressive painful problematic sapping shattering titanic toilsome unpleasant vigorous weighty worksome ambitious distressful effortful energy-consuming ferocious forbidding grim hard-won heavy intolerable merciless no picnic not easy prohibitive savage solemn tedious toilful unyielding wearing colossal cruel difficile easier said than done gigantic mighty thorny tough going unnerving vicious almighty awful crippling discomforting knackering moiling nerve-racking problem really hard staggering stressful tormenting uncomfortable unsparing uphill battle very hard drudgy extreme killer scabrous slavish sticky torturesome unendurable dicey hazardous high-impact high-pressure impossible marathon rugged serious sweaty tall killing like getting blood out of a stone stiff murderous hellacious Augean pick-and-shovel exigent awkward irksome tricky stringent enervating vexatious bitter worrying persnickety traumatic worrisome relentless fraught disturbing enervative strained tense forced upsetting inhuman hostile dire bleak disagreeable dark hardhanded searing inconvenient hefty frustrating pressured grave spartan critical austere terrible strict exasperating clumsy troubled unreasonable tight contrived artificial leaden knotty monumental prickly delicate excessive pressing unrelenting unmanageable impressive weary dangerous mean superincumbent wicked vexing bad perilous precarious hectic tortured uneasy immoderate massive Sisyphean bold sensitive embittering unhandy steep grandiose dreadful daring aggressive imperious problematical ticklish chancy concerning dodgy iffy extravagant murder ungainly lofty anxious inexorable boring nasty clunky unfriendly dubious suspect questionable energetic time-consuming wretched cumbrous hurtful unwieldy cranky drudging bunglesome major agitating full of problems incommodious beset by problems irritating large-scale disastrous afflicted afflictive a stinker of a anxiety-ridden physical huge exorbitant powerful searching unfair stretching prodigious thoroughgoing prostrating withering overwhelming responsible a nuisance protracted lengthy hardworking mammoth racking punitive unrelaxing chastening an imposition heartrending busy dour drastic carking eventful forceful heroic courageous overtaxing overpowering plodding headache sombre somber dogged affected overdone studied aggravating large order heavy sledding unjust heartbreaking heart-rending slow controversial uncharitable unkind unsettled overburdening careful hypercritical thorough precise nit-picking no piece of cake pestilent afflicting gut-wrenching exerting despotic domineering inept overwrought unnatural maladroit nagging lively straitened inhospitable stern very difficult shocking trouble ghastly foul horrible rotten horrid vile impractical by the book audacious lumbersome appalling atrocious frightful horrendous abominable sober calamitous biting comfortless embarrassed industrious embarrassing fiddly grand elaborate intrepid unrealistic a devil grotty pretentious visionary unrelaxed edgy considerable significant life-threatening acute improbable ballsy brash idealistic unfeasible charged hard to use magnificent fanciful unreal complicated sobering big intensive threatening peracute menacing consequential ugly lousy beastly unlikely constrained stilted self-conscious tickly flustering disconcerting annoying discomfiting uncompromising from hell dolorous bumpy far-fetched bulky hard-line hard-nosed hard-hitting heavy-handed itchy confronting distressed scratchy difficult to achieve intractable objectionable ungovernable offensive recalcitrant causing discomfort ill-fitting a bummer of a insupportable perverse wayward unmanoeuvrable smarting burning aching hurting maddening infuriating improper tender irritated hulking unacceptable egregious raw stinging reddened inflamed chafed lumbering encumbering uncontrollable gross hurt throbbing red achy bruised in pain injured wounded beyond bearing not to be borne abscessed pained sharp sore ulcerated draconian tyrannical rigid pitiless ruthless authoritarian flinty abusive dictatorial repressive tyrannous ironhanded ramrod hard-hearted fiendishly difficult tremendously difficult very challenging timewasting inefficient long Spartan complex profound confused concentrated abstruse stormy te recondite chronophagous inflexible firm intransigent brassbound unpermissive violent maleficent brutish wolfish truculent sadistic barbaric cast-iron heightened barbarous unfeeling callous autocratic inhumane intolerant heartless unsympathetic undemocratic suppressive insensitive unmerciful implacable unpitying illiberal iron-fisted humourless sedate humorless staid sobersided poignant overbearing coercive anti-democratic disquieting unsmiling obdurate no-nonsense uncomic astringent high-handed overweening peremptory yukky unwelcome unhappy sour miserable distasteful unpalatable yucky chilling displeasing uncongenial unlovely unpleasing unsavory tragic sad hard-boiled hard-shell disheartening gloomy discouraging dispiriting dismal depressive depressing confining icky remorseless mortifying great po-faced unsavoury intemperate provoking inclement frantic chaotic rough going active frenzied frenetic turbulent restless animated madhouse tireless full tumultuous riotous furious bustling wild full on unruly spirited rowdy action-packed raucous

Verb

To be irritating or upsetting, typically with repeated or unpleasant acts
annoying harassing aggravating antagonizing bugging exasperating galling getting goading irking irritating narking nettling peeving pestering riling ruffling vexing frustrating nagging upsetting angering bothering displeasing disturbing hassling incensing infuriating maddening making angry needling provoking teasing agitating getting to incommoding making cross molesting perturbing worrying badgering bedeviling bedevilling breaking chafing distressing enraging frosting gnawing grating harrying henpecking nudging persecuting piquing plaguing riding rubbing up the wrong way spiting beleaguering burning up driving crazy driving to distraction graveling gravelling rankling antagonising bumming out driving mad eating getting at getting under your skin getting up your nose getting your goat giving someone grief giving someone the hump hacking off making your blood boil teeing off ticking off winding up cheesing off driving round the bend driving round the twist driving up the wall egging on firing up getting in your hair getting on your wick getting your back up getting your dander up hacking you off heating up making someone see red making waves turning off working on asking for it getting on your nerves giving someone the pip putting your back up hitting where one lives grieving afflicting tormenting perplexing fretting concerning paining alarming agonizing saddening niggling stewing fearing oppressing stressing hurting disconcerting burdening fazing sweating fussing disquieting straining spooking puzzling trying weighing down discomposing agonising ailing interrupting making anxious making uncomfortable giving a bad time causing discomfort to flipping out giving a hard time grinding stirring up making uneasy causing concern to gnawing at hounding bullying torturing besetting picking on pressurizing hectoring baiting harrowing browbeating coercing pressuring intimidating pressurising dragooning pressing racking putting out bulldozing taunting besieging rasping miffing forcing railroading chivvying cursing dogging heckling strong-arming rattling flustering leaning on griping tyrannizing prodding terrorizing compelling unsettling importuning anguishing offending victimizing itching terrorising tyrannising blackjacking excruciating devilling deviling pushing cowing bludgeoning mithering discommoding wounding unnerving getting across victimising discomfiting distracting taxing flurrying impelling driving putting the screws on causing suffering to obliging haunting menacing inconveniencing constraining ill-treating frightening pursuing going on at appalling dismaying keeping on at putting pressure on domineering prevailing on mistreating threatening depressing embarrassing abusing steamrollering discountenancing discomforting aggrieving making bullyragging frazzling distempering maltreating chivying exacerbating exercising abrading humping discombobulating hustling keeping after using strong-arm tactics on putting the squeeze on ridiculing stinging ragging insulting bogarting affronting unhinging alaruming derailing confounding hagriding inflaming mau-mauing undoing pushing around scolding roiling mocking harping on at ribbing blustering tantalizing fast-talking picking at weirding out rubbing the wrong way tantalising breathing down someone's neck freaking out chaffing squeezing confusing pricking brainwashing blighting having it in for scaring impressing affecting urging hazing obligating smiting mortifying assailing throwing crucifying dunning sandbagging muscling outraging disgusting imposing on preying on bringing pressure to bear on lying heavy on bending someone's ear putting down inciting prompting disrupting razzing stirring crushing subjugating influencing discriminating against exciting wringing inducing shaking attacking pecking at martyring dominating using pressure on throwing off balance grating on twisting someone's arm burning rankling with making things hot for someone weighing heavily on riding roughshod over causing trouble to exploiting joshing deriding bantering scourging wearying dejecting guying criticizing moving berating spurring leading on boring bewildering persuading chagrining gibing pushing about injuring wronging tiring quizzing disheartening instigating overbearing overwhelming whipping sickening triggering bouncing grumbling at making miserable making wretched despotizing pothering press-ganging tearing enforcing sounding having a down on finding fault with driving bananas putting up to criticising getting in someone's hair turning on the heat ragging on weighing on getting on one's nerves siccing getting on someone's wick getting on nerves eating at nagging at jibing at getting on someone's nerves taking the mickey out of taking the piss out of making fun of causing anguish to getting someone's back up eating away at intruding upon suppressing destroying humiliating kidding roasting smothering facing satirizing testing subduing jiving joking rallying twitting carping obsessing daunting startling devastating confronting titillating harming terrifying festering dispiriting stretching rousing upbraiding abasing funning disappointing reminding belittling discouraging chiacking punishing unfairly disobliging excoriating misusing overawing blackmailing baffling rending thwarting panicking cajoling overpowering nonplussing nauseating dashing enslaving chiding stabbing shucking possessing smoking addling punishing gripping rotting buffaloing crabbing kicking flummoxing putting off sledging bringing down casting down rousting making nervous shaking up bossing about bossing around searing insisting carping at getting down stressing out beating treating harshly indisposing dissatisfying causing anxiety to making it hot for someone having on keying up putting screws to finding fault getting one's goat making a monkey of making someone's hackles rise flouting at messing with putting into a flap flooring rattling one's cage putting under an obligation turning the screws on putting someone off their stroke poking mullock at hanging over getting in one's hair taking advantage of having someone do something getting under one's skin falling on ill-using infesting grinding down tightening the screws on putting someone's nose out of joint tyrannizing over causing someone to lose their composure getting across someone singling out getting someone's dander up goofing on jeering at satirising throwing into a tizz getting up someone's nose cutting up hurting somebody's feelings making someone's blood boil poking fun at poking borak at making sport of insisting on rattling someone's cage laughing at wearing mixing up putting on coming at plying keeping complaining to ruffling someone's feathers putting the heat on rubbing you up the wrong way putting on the spot rowelling getting under someone's skin hanging up causing agony to putting someone's back up acting on driving you up the wall cutting to the quick slinging off at roweling scoffing at moaning at wearing out sending up barraging causing anxiety walking all over flirting with buffeting making jokes about buffetting showing antagonism to disapproving of fooling around soliciting petitioning keeping at ruining ravaging feeling ill will towards showing ill will towards bearing a grudge towards telling off steamrolling scorning browning off calling names imposing upon compressing putting your nose out of joint sapping draining exhausting wheedling arousing hostility in preying on one's mind giving someone hell caviling cavilling pushing someon's buttons messing niggling at recurring getting on the nerves of getting in the hair of getting on someone disparaging touching harping on squashing condensing constricting giving the business frenzying deranging jeering arguing requiring foiling kidding around unquieting making fretful making restless shocking causing offense swaggering politicking twisting arm selling working over reviling reproaching preoccupying staying with coming back to tweaking running up the wrong way questioning examining souring causing to panic buttonholing barracking booing talking swaying violating manipulating madding iring embittering enflaming bringing one down dampening spirits breaking one's heart boning leading someone a merry dance playing cat and mouse putting through wringer rubbing salt in wound getting your hackles up raising your hackles trying your patience winding somebody up getting on somebody's nerves getting under skin riding roughshod walking heavy desolating making it tough for strapping doing a number on arousing anxiety in pushing buttons nit-picking castigating making blue putting into a funk chastening breaking the heart of dragging down putting a damper on belabouring fraying tattering eroding lousing up begrudging getting even grudging upsetting the apple cart cramping style fomenting overriding shouting down causing annoyance to causing resentment to sticking it to giving it to dishing it out weakening dishing out overcharging getting someone down becoming bored grating at having had enough making fed up trying the patience of making discontented losing patience throwing off incapacitating crazing rocking the boat laying up cramping turning on getting someone turning flipping debilitating making a scene piercing disgruntling causing commanding grilling cutting accosting obtruding encroaching intruding breaking in putting heat on lording it over twisting somebody's arm putting through the wringer convulsing putting the chill on setting on trying someone's patience putting someone out making blood boil sending into a rage taking a rise out of starting trying one's patience getting a rise out of setting one off working into lather hissing tiring out making severe demands on making demands on putting a strain on eating up steaming up enticing dumbfounding manhandling wearing down scouring sticking the knife into rocking causing pain to hunting exiling expelling getting the knife into despairing petting tiffing huffing prevailing upon effecting tightening the screw on having turning the screw on ordering demanding sticking in one's craw setting one's teeth on edge wearing on biting shaming abashing jangling disharmonizing disaccording hitting a sour note discording dissing bamboozling befuddling causing anguish horning in on intruding on butting in on causing someone distress interfering with causing pain barging in on curdling stimulating gutting scratching around yapping at searching high heaven mangling bringing pressure to bear putting the bite on making someone fed up entangling hampering playing the heavy with brutalising kicking around mishandling brutalizing messing over surprising shouting at butting in shouting catcalls at targetting making game of targeting aggressing dishonoring raging wearing away biting into gnawing away at scraping away wearing to shreds ramrodding motivating challenging jumping on one's case giving the needle giving one the business falling upon starting in on disadvantaging sweating out beguiling intriguing luring tempting alluring fascinating belaboring bombarding repressing dizzying catching somebody unawares astonishing catching somebody off balance starting on fiddling with toying with deflating humbling inspiring encouraging overcoming hegemonizing mastering suffocating going for jugular martyrizing giving no quarter dumping on laying a bad trip on doing an injustice to dishonouring stepping on the toes of charming subjecting lashing working up making it tough swindling interfering hoodwinking meddling putting in a spot tricking discommodating fleecing giving trouble cheating putting to trouble putting someone to trouble giving someone bother causing someone difficulty making someone go out of his way keeping down crossing hindering impeding horrifying handicapping beating down encumbering weighing heavy upon ruling with an iron hand bringing someone to their knees ruling over trampling overloading putting upon ruling with a rod of iron bringing under the yoke trampling on ruling saddling holding sway over trampling underfoot holding down bringing to heel overthrowing keeping hanging keeping hanging on keeping someone hanging on making mouth water making someone's mouth water putting someone to shame making someone eat humble pie disgracing taking down demeaning degrading taking the wind out getting one's comeuppance taking down a peg putting to shame fuddling furbelowing frilling stumping throwing into tizzy awing aweing immolating using demonizing affrighting having your knife into stacking the deck demonising tensing overtaxing overstretching scaring off scaring the bejesus out of bleeding conning traumatizing crowding macerating foraying noodging despoiling jerking around putting on trial crunching tensing up overdoing pushing to the limit overextending traumatising making tense causing to feel mental strain causing to feel emotional strain putting in traction surrounding making gloomy lying making despondent striking taking visiting croaking repining yammering bellyaching moaning bleating yawping yauping wailing maundering muttering hollering screaming grizzling complaining grumbling beefing squealing grumping squawking grousing growling grouching inveighing whimpering whining murmuring kvetching caterwauling whingeing keening yowling making desolate taking the heart out of overrunning moaning on at taking it out on egging encircling jostling slanging crowding around mobbing descending on crowding round converging on setting upon swarming around spoofing slamming snapping pulling somebody's leg messing around pulling someone's leg leading somebody on swipeing at

Verb

Present participle for to be afflicted or incapacitated by

Antonym of troubling

troubling Idiom, Proverb

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