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 for troublesomeness
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Troublesome \Trou"ble*some\, a.
     Giving trouble or anxiety; vexatious; burdensome; wearisome.
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           This troublesome world.                  --Book of
                                                    Common Prayer.
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           These troublesome disguises that we wear. --Milton.
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           My mother will never be troublesome to me. --Pope.
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     Syn: Uneasy; vexatious; perplexing; harassing; annoying;
          disgusting; irksome; afflictive; burdensome; tiresome;
          wearisome; importunate.
          [1913 Webster] -- Trou"ble*some*ly, adv. --
          Trou"ble*some*ness, n.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a difficulty that causes anxiety [syn: troublesomeness,
           inconvenience, worriment]

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