Definition of concernment in English:

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concernment

Pronunciation: /kənˈsəːnm(ə)nt/

noun

[mass noun] archaic
1Importance: matters of great public concernment
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  • Many times it happens, that it is of great concernment to the Querent to know whether a woman be with child of a male or female; or whether the thief be man or woman, & c.
  • Oh - but now God is a portion of infinite consequence and concernment to all the sons and souls of men.
  • Some repetitions, to show his seriousness in all, and the concernment of the thing spoken.
1.1 [count noun] A matter of interest or importance to someone; a concern: if the captain has a family or any absorbing concernment of that sort
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  • Some of them, it may be, will inquire into and after their own concernments, as they are here declared.
  • But I speak of a mischievous, selfish nature, that is little affected with any one's concernments but its own.
  • Eternal concernments are so weighty in themselves and of so near importance to every man, that nothing can be a greater kindness, than to give real help and warning hereabouts.

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