Definition of Concern

1. Noun. Something that interests you because it is important or affects you. "The safety of the ship is the captain's concern"




2. Verb. Be relevant to. "My remark pertained to your earlier comments"

3. Noun. An anxious feeling. "They hushed it up out of fear of public reaction"
Exact synonyms: Care, Fear
Generic synonyms: Anxiety
Derivative terms: Care, Fear, Fear

4. Verb. Be on the mind of. "The bad news will concern him"; "I worry about the second Germanic consonant shift"
Exact synonyms: Interest, Occupy, Worry
Derivative terms: Interest, Occupation

5. Noun. A feeling of sympathy for someone or something. "She felt strong concern for those less fortunate"
Specialized synonyms: Solicitousness, Solicitude, Softheartedness, Tenderness
Generic synonyms: Fellow Feeling, Sympathy
Antonyms: Unconcern

6. Noun. Something or someone that causes anxiety; a source of unhappiness. "It's a major worry"
Exact synonyms: Headache, Vexation, Worry
Generic synonyms: Negative Stimulus
Specialized synonyms: Bugaboo, Burden, Encumbrance, Incumbrance, Load, Onus, Business
Derivative terms: Vex, Worry, Worry, Worry

7. Noun. A commercial or industrial enterprise and the people who constitute it. "A racially integrated business concern"

Definition of Concern

1. v. t. To relate or belong to; to have reference to or connection with; to affect the interest of; to be of importance to.

2. v. i. To be of importance.

3. n. That which relates or belongs to one; business; affair.

Definition of Concern

1. Noun. That which affects one's welfare or happiness ¹

2. Noun. The expression of solicitude, anxiety, or compassion toward a thing or person. ¹

3. Noun. A business, firm or enterprise; a company. ¹

4. Verb. (transitive) To be of importance to. ¹

5. Verb. (transitive) To make somebody worried. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Concern

1. to be of interest to [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Concern Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Concern Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Concern

conceptualistic
conceptualists
conceptualities
conceptuality
conceptualization
conceptualizations
conceptualize
conceptualized
conceptualizer
conceptualizers
conceptualizes
conceptualizing
conceptually
conceptus
conceptuses
concern (current term)
concern'd
concern troll
concern trolls
concernancy
concerned
concernedly
concernedness
concerneth
concerning
concerningly
concerningness
concernment
concernments
concerns

Literary usage of Concern

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Book of Days: A Miscellany of Popular Antiquities in Connection with the by Robert Chambers (1832)
"It was therefore now commanded to be practic'd, and my concern being ... At my return I was infinitely concern'd to find that goodly Church St Paules now a ..."

2. Ivanhoe: A Romance by Walter Scott (1895)
"... are matters which, as they do not concern you, so neither need ye busy yourselves respecting them." " Our heads are in the lion's mouth," said Wamba, ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Concern

Search for Concern on Dictionary.com!Search for Concern on Thesaurus.com!Search for Concern on Google!Search for Concern on Wikipedia!

Search

Translations