Definition of concerned in English:

concerned

adjective

  • Worried, troubled, or anxious.

    ‘the villagers are concerned about burglaries’
    • ‘I encourage all concerned locals to support them at Lismore railway station this Sunday.’
    • ‘She also claimed women were scared into being overly concerned about ageing by cosmetic companies.’
    • ‘They were all concerned for us and thankful that we were doing what needed to be done.’
    • ‘So, this is a very, very serious situation that I'm very concerned about.’
    • ‘Linda is more concerned about the impact of port wine on health.’
    • ‘People are rightly concerned about whether we are safe from attack.’
    • ‘It is thus fair to say the average person is really concerned about the revenue aspects of the budget.’
    • ‘But even if most concerned persons agree on what the problems are, they often disagree on the solutions.’
    • ‘People are always concerned about cooler temperatures while transporting food.’
    • ‘I am gravely concerned about the lack of protection for our main water supply catchment at Rocky Creek Dam.’
    • ‘She was equally concerned about the words, punctuation, music and dialogue.’
    • ‘It is particularly concerned about feminist ideologies which assert that men and women are fundamentally the same.’
    • ‘Both were becoming increasingly concerned about their safety.’
    • ‘Some people say the NDM upstaged us but we're not concerned about these things.’
    • ‘He was always concerned about whether people would like his performance.’
    • ‘Are the rich countries not concerned about people dying of disease in the poor countries?’
    • ‘In a quiet voice she explained that they were all concerned about what was going on.’
    • ‘Everyone is all concerned about what will happen to the stock market if Microsoft get broken up.’
    • ‘For one thing, they were all concerned about possible environmental impacts of the proposals.’
    • ‘I know people are concerned about the possibility of a ‘bird flu pandemic’.’
    worried, anxious, disturbed, perturbed, troubled, bothered, distressed, upset, disquieted, uneasy, ill at ease, apprehensive, agitated
    solicitous, caring
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Pronunciation

concerned

/kənˈsəːnd/