What is another word for troubler?

Pronunciation: [tɹˈʌblə] (IPA)

Troubler is a word often used to describe someone who creates problems or causes disruption. However, there are several other synonyms that can be used to convey the same meaning. These synonyms include agitator, instigator, provocateur, firebrand, troublemaker, rabble-rouser, mischief-maker, stirrer, and disruptor. Each of these words has a slightly different nuance and connotation, but they all refer to someone who disturbs the peace or incites trouble. Using synonyms can add depth and variety to your writing, and often help to provide a more precise and nuanced description of a person or situation.

What are the hypernyms for Troubler?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Troubler

This "troubler of Israel," as Governor Winthrop termed him, wrote a pamphlet denying the right of the governor and assistants to call themselves "Scriptural Magistrates."
"England in America, 1580-1652"
Lyon Gardiner Tyler
At any rate, when Sicinius, who was the greatest troubler of the magistrates and ministers of his time, was asked how it was he let Crassus alone, "Oh," said he, "he carries hay on his horns," alluding to the custom of tying hay to the horns of a bull that used to butt, that people might keep out of his way.
Clough, Arthur Hugh
She has long been beneath the sod, this troubler of dreams.
"Tales Of Puritan Land Myths And Legends Of Our Own Land, Volume 4."
Charles M. Skinner

Famous quotes with Troubler

  • Another uncompromising poet whom Betjeman greatly admired was R. S. Thomas who has been described as the Solzhenitsyn of Wales "because he was a troubler of the Welsh conscience."
    R. S. Thomas

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