Definition of concerned in English:



  • Worried, troubled, or anxious.

    ‘the villagers are concerned about burglaries’
    • ‘I know people are concerned about the possibility of a ‘bird flu pandemic’.’
    • ‘Linda is more concerned about the impact of port wine on health.’
    • ‘It is thus fair to say the average person is really concerned about the revenue aspects of the budget.’
    • ‘So, this is a very, very serious situation that I'm very concerned about.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘They were all concerned for us and thankful that we were doing what needed to be done.’
    • ‘Are the rich countries not concerned about people dying of disease in the poor countries?’
    • ‘People are rightly concerned about whether we are safe from attack.’
    • ‘People are always concerned about cooler temperatures while transporting food.’
    • ‘Some people say the NDM upstaged us but we're not concerned about these things.’
    • ‘I am gravely concerned about the lack of protection for our main water supply catchment at Rocky Creek Dam.’
    • ‘He was always concerned about whether people would like his performance.’
    • ‘She also claimed women were scared into being overly concerned about ageing by cosmetic companies.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘But even if most concerned persons agree on what the problems are, they often disagree on the solutions.’
    • ‘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.’
    solicitous, caring
    worried, anxious, disturbed, perturbed, troubled, bothered, distressed, upset, disquieted, uneasy, ill at ease, apprehensive, agitated
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