concerned

adjective

Definition of concerned

  1. 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.

  2. 2a :  interestedly engaged concerned with books and musicb :  culpably involved :  implicated arrested all concerned

Examples of concerned in a sentence

  1. The school's decision is being questioned by a group of concerned parents.

  2. Her family was very concerned for her safety.

  3. Voters are deeply concerned about the economy.

  4. a discussion that will be of interest to everyone concerned

  5. The lawyers called a meeting of all the concerned parties.

Origin and Etymology of concerned

see 1concern


First Known Use: 1648



CONCERNED Defined for English Language Learners

concerned

adjective

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

concerned

adjective con·cerned \kən-ˈsərnd\

Definition of concerned for Students

  1. :  feeling interest and worry Teachers met with concerned parents.



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