Definition of concerned in English:



  • Worried, troubled, or anxious.

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