Word of the Day: Trouble

TROU-ble / trəb(ə)l noun a problem; difficulty Expect trouble as an inevitable part of life and repeat to yourself the most comforting words of all: this, too, shall pass. Ann Landers, 1918-2002   a dangerous or concerning situation Opinion has caused more trouble on this little earth than plagues or earthquakes. Voltaire, 1694-1778   civil conflict or disorder If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace. Thomas Paine, 1737-1809   physical ailment If you haven’t got any charity in your heart, you have the worst kind of heart trouble. Bob Hope, 1903-2003   mental anxiety; distress A contented mind is the best source for trouble. Plautus, c. 254 BC-185 BC   bothersome exertion To be good is noble; but to show others how to be good is nobler and no trouble. Mark Twain, 1835-1910   verb to cause or be an annoyance or bother One could not pluck a flower without troubling star. Loren Eiseley, 1907-1977   to cause emotional unrest It never troubles the wolf how many the sheep may be. Virgil, 70 BC-19 BC