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concern

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of concern




concern

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of concern

  1. 1 to have (something) as a subject matter <the book concerns the challenges faced by children growing up in single-parent households> Synonyms cover, deal (with), pertain (to), treat (of) Related Words appertain (to), bear (on or upon), refer (to), relate (to); advert (to), allude (to), cite, glance (upon), instance, mention, name, note, notice, quote, specify, touch (upon); offer, present; contain, embrace, encompass, entail, include, incorporate Phrases have to do with Near Antonyms exclude, omit; disregard, forget, ignore, neglect, overlook, overpass, pass over, slight, slur (over); brush (aside or off), reject, shrug off

  2. 2 to be the business or affair of <the problems of air and water pollution that concern all of us> Synonyms affect, involve, touch Related Words appertain (to), apply (to), bear (on), pertain (to), refer (to), relate (to); embroil, ensnare, entangle, implicate

  3. 3 to trouble the mind of; to make uneasy <we were greatly concerned by reports that yet another previously unknown virus is now posing a threat> Synonyms agitate, ail, alarm (also alarum), bother, disturb, derail, discomfort, discompose, dismay, disquiet, distemper, distract, distress, exercise, flurry, frazzle, freak (out), fuss, hagride, perturb, undo, unhinge, unsettle, upset, weird out, worryRelated Words aggravate, anger, annoy, bug, chafe, chivy (or chivvy), exasperate, fret, gall, get, grate, harass, harry, irk, irritate, nettle, peeve, pester, pique, put off, put out, rile, vex; bedevil, haunt, plague; abash, confound, confuse, discomfit, disconcert, discountenance, embarrass, faze, fluster, jar, mortify, nonplus, rattle, shake up; daunt, demoralize, discourage, dishearten, dispirit, unnerveNear Antonyms allay, alleviate, assuage; appease, conciliate, mollify, pacify, placate, propitiateAntonyms calm, compose, quiet, settle, soothe, tranquilize (also tranquillize)





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