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"Worrisome" is an adjective which is often translated as "preocupante", and "troubling" is an adjective which is often translated as "inquietante". Learn more about the difference between "worrisome" and "troubling" below.
worrisome
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. preocupante
Edie was showing a worrisome tendency to be aggressive with other children at the nursery.Edie mostraba una tendencia preocupante a ser agresiva con los demás niños de la guardería.
b. inquietante
Inflation is rising and that is worrisome.La tasa de inflación va en aumento, lo que resulta inquietante.
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troubling
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. inquietante
It's troubling that we still haven't found a way to make nuclear waste safe.Es inquietante que todavía no hayamos hallado una manera de neutralizar los residuos nucleares.
b. alarmante
The report identifies a troubling rise in violence in penitentiaries.El informe identifica un aumento alarmante de la violencia en las penitenciarías.
c. perturbador
I found the little boy's drawings deeply troubling.Encontraba muy perturbadores los dibujos del niño.
d. penoso
It's troubling that so many children are still living in poverty.Es penoso que todavía vivan tantos niños en la pobreza.
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