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Meaning of CONCERNED

Pronunciation:  kun'surnd

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  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"
  2. [adj]  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"
  3. [adj]  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"
  4. [adj]  in relation (or in regard) to; especially as in the phrases; "as far as x is concerned"; "where x is concerned"

CONCERNED is a 9 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: afraid, haunted, implicated, interested, involved, obsessed, preoccupied, related, related to, solicitous, taken up(p)
 Antonyms: unconcerned
 See Also: attentive, troubled



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Con*cerned"\, a. [See {Concern}, v. t., 2.]
Disturbed; troubled; solicitous; as, to be much concerned for
the safety of a friend.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: a party to, active, affected, agitated, all-overish, anxious, anxioused up, apprehensive, attracted, bothered, caring, cathectic, curious, disquieted, distressed, disturbed, enthusiastic, excited, fascinated, fearful, foreboding, implicated, in a pucker, in a stew, included, interested, involved, keen on, misgiving, nervous, on tenterhooks, overanxious, overapprehensive, passionate, perturbed, piqued, responsible, solicitous, strained, suspenseful, tantalized, tense, tickled, titillated, troubled, turned-on, uneasy, upset, vexed, worried, zealous