browse words by letter
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
concerned

more about concerned

concerned


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Concern  \Con*cern"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Concerned};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Concerning}.]  [F.  concerner,  LL  concernere  to 
  regard,  concern,  fr  L.  concernere  to  mix  or  mingle  together, 
  as  in  a  sieve  for  separating;  con-  +  cernere  to  separate, 
  sift,  distinguish  by  the  senses  and  especially  by  the  eyes, 
  to  perceive,  see  See  {Certain}.] 
  1.  To  relate  or  belong  to  to  have  reference  to  or  connection 
  with  to  affect  the  interest  of  to  be  of  importance  to 
 
  Preaching  the  kingdom  of  God,  and  teaching  those 
  things  which  concern  the  Lord  Jesus  Christ.  --Acts 
  xxviii.  31. 
 
  Our  wars  with  France  have  affected  us  in  our  most 
  tender  interests,  and  concerned  us  more  than  those 
  with  any  other  nation.  --Addison. 
 
  It  much  concerns  a  preacher  first  to  learn  The 
  genius  of  his  audience  and  their  turn.  --Dodsley. 
 
  Ignorant,  so  far  as  the  usual  instruction  is 
  concerned.  --J.  F. 
  Cooper. 
 
  2.  To  engage  by  feeling  or  sentiment;  to  interest;  as  a  good 
  prince  concerns  himself  in  the  happiness  of  his  subjects. 
 
  They  think  themselves  out  the  reach  of  Providence, 
  and  no  longer  concerned  to  solicit  his  favor. 
  --Rogers. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Concerned  \Con*cerned"\,  a.  [See  {Concern},  v.  t.,  2.] 
  Disturbed;  troubled;  solicitous;  as  to  be  much  concerned  for 
  the  safety  of  a  friend. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  concerned 
  adj  1:  feeling  or  showing  worry  or  solicitude;  "concerned  parents 
  of  youthful  offenders";  "was  concerned  about  the 
  future";  "we  feel  concerned  about  accomplishing  the 
  task  at  hand";  "greatly  concerned  not  to  disappoint  a 
  small  child"  [ant:  {unconcerned}] 
  2:  involved  in  or  affected  by  or  having  a  claim  to  or  share  in 
  "a  memorandum  to  those  concerned";  "an  enterprise  in  which 
  three  men  are  concerned";  "factors  concerned  in  the  rise 
  and  fall  of  epidemics";  "the  interested  parties  met  to 
  discuss  the  business"  [syn:  {interested}] 
  3:  in  relation  (or  in  regard)  to  especially  as  in  the  phrases; 
  "as  far  as  x  is  concerned";  "where  x  is  concerned" 
  4:  culpably  involved;  "all  those  concerned  in  the  bribery  case 
  have  been  identified";  "named  three  officials  implicated 
  in  the  plot";  "an  innocent  person  implicated  by 
  circumstances  in  a  crime"  [syn:  {implicated}] 




more about concerned