Definition of concerned in English:

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concerned

Pronunciation: /kənˈsəːnd/

adjective

Worried, troubled, or anxious: the villagers are concerned about burglaries
More example sentences
  • Both were becoming increasingly concerned about their safety.
  • Some people say the NDM upstaged us but we're not concerned about these things.
  • People are always concerned about cooler temperatures while transporting food.
Synonyms
worried, anxious, disturbed, perturbed, troubled, bothered, distressed, upset, disquieted, uneasy, ill at ease, apprehensive, agitated
rare unquiet
solicitous, caring;
attentive to, considerate of

Derivatives

concernedly

Pronunciation: /kənˈsəːnɪdli/
adverb
Example sentences
  • ‘Tell me about it,’ Alma whispered concernedly.
  • He leapt from his horse and clamped his hands on her shoulders, staring intensely and concernedly into her eyes.
  • When he didn't say anything, she looked at him sideways a bit concernedly.

concernedness

Pronunciation: /-ˈsəːnɪdnɪs/
noun
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