cause for concern

Definition of cause for concern

  1. :  reason to worry <There is no cause for concern.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a reason for an action or condition :  motive

    :  something that brings about an effect or a result

    :  a person or thing that is the occasion of an action or state

  1. :  to serve as a cause or occasion of

    :  to compel by command, authority, or force

  1. :  to relate to :  be about

    :  to bear on

    :  to have an influence on :  involve

  1. :  marked interest or regard usually arising through a personal tie or relationship

    :  an uneasy state of blended interest, uncertainty, and apprehension

    :  something that relates or belongs to one :  affair

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