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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Trou·ble, n.
 1. The state of being troubled; disturbance; agitation; uneasiness; vexation; calamity.
    Lest the fiend . . . some new trouble raise.   --Milton.
 Foul whisperings are abroad; unnatural deeds
 Do breed unnatural troubles.   --Shak.
 2. That which gives disturbance, annoyance, or vexation; that which afflicts.
 3. Mining A fault or interruption in a stratum.
 To get into trouble, to get into difficulty or danger. [Colloq.]
 To take the trouble, to be at the pains; to exert one's self; to give one's self inconvenience.
    She never took the trouble to close them.   --Bryant.
 Syn: -- Affliction; disturbance; perplexity; annoyance; molestation; vexation; inconvenience; calamity; misfortune; adversity; embarrassment; anxiety; sorrow; misery.