Definition of concerned
1a : anxious, worried <concerned for their safety> <Concerned citizens protested the mayor's proposal.>b : interested <concerned to prove the point> <She was concerned to show that she could do the job.>
2a : interestedly engaged <concerned with books and music>b : culpably involved : implicated <arrested all concerned>
Examples of concerned in a sentence
The school's decision is being questioned by a group of concerned parents.
Her family was very concerned for her safety.
Voters are deeply concerned about the economy.
a discussion that will be of interest to everyone concerned
The lawyers called a meeting of all the concerned parties.
Origin and Etymology of concerned
First Known Use: 1648
CONCERNED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of concerned for English Language Learners
: feeling worry or concern
: having an interest or involvement in something
: having a relation to something
CONCERNED Defined for Kids
Definition of concerned for Students
: feeling interest and worry <Teachers met with concerned parents.>
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