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concerning

preposition con·cern·ing \ kən-ˈsər-niŋ \

Examples of concerning in a Sentence

  1. we had a meeting with the principal today concerning the new policy on student-run organizations

First Known Use of concerning

1535

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concerning Synonyms

Related Words

over;

Phrases

in regard to, in respect to, in view of, with regard to, with respect to;


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concerning

adjective

Definition of concerning

: causing concern or worry : creating reason for concern : troubling
  • found the latest reports very concerning
  • "It's extremely concerning that drivers still choose to give their attention to things other than the road when they're behind the wheel," said [Texas Department of Transportation] Executive Director James Bass.
  • The Nueces County Record Star
  • … carbapenems should not be administered to patients with positive penicillin skin test results or a concerning history of a type I allergic response to penicillin.
  • —Alan R. Salkind et al.

concerningly

adverb
    • Of course, South Carolina roads are also concerningly dangerous for sober drivers. In 2015, the state ranked 7th for traffic deaths overall …
    • The Post & Courier [Charleston, South Carolina]
    • "The waivers have driven destruction in Native American burial sites. They have killed thousands of species and fragmented habitat. Most concerningly, there is zero accountability or consequence for these outcomes."
    • —Gloria Smith

First Known Use of concerning

1740

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CONCERNING Defined for Kids

concerning

preposition con·cern·ing \ kən-ˈsər-niŋ \

Definition of concerning for Students

: relating to : about
  • I received a notice concerning the meeting.


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