What does the word troublous mean?

Usage examples for troublous

  1. Rightly or wrongly, so things were settled, for in such troublous conditions one can only do what seems best at the moment. – Queen Sheba's Ring by H. Rider Haggard
  2. His resources were much diminished by what he had devoted to the king's cause, and added to this, so much of his property was taken from him in the troublous days which followed, that while he still kept the old home near Epping Forest, he was scarce able to maintain it. – The Coming of the King by James Hocking
  3. Baptiste, out of the fulness of his heart soon broached the troublous thing: " Prince," he begged, " obtain from the worthy Peshwa a command and I'll march against this wolf, Amir Khan, and remove from our path the threatened danger." – Caste by W. A. Fraser