concerned

adj.
1 worried about sth
VERBS
be, feel, look, seem, sound
become, get, grow
remain
ADVERB
extremely, fairly, very, etc.
deeply, especially, genuinely, gravely, greatly, particularly, seriously, terribly
increasingly
a little, slightly, etc.
(not) overly, (not) unduly

She was not unduly concerned by the prospect of managing on her own.

naturally, understandably
rightly
simply
PREPOSITION
about, at, by, over

The leadership was concerned at the perceived failure to find a solution,

Doctors are concerned at the prospect of patients having to wait up to a year for surgery.

for

We are now deeply concerned for his safety.

2 interested in sth
VERBS
be
ADVERB
especially, particularly, specifically
entirely, exclusively, solely
centrally, chiefly, essentially, largely, mainly, mostly, predominantly, primarily, principally

Cubist painting was not primarily concerned with lifelike representation.

closely (esp. BrE), directly, intimately
PREPOSITION
with

Social anthropology is centrally concerned with the diversity of culture.

Concerned is used with these nouns: ↑citizen, ↑expression, ↑face, ↑look, ↑parent, ↑party, ↑voice

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • concerned — The idiomatic expression as far as…is/are concerned is well established and normally unexceptionable, but Gowers (1965) indicated where economy of style suggested alternatives; for example, The punishment does not seem to have any effect so far… …   Modern English usage

  • Concerned — Con*cerned , a. [See {Concern}, v. t., 2.] Disturbed; troubled; solicitous; as, to be much concerned for the safety of a friend. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • concerned — concerned; un·concerned; …   English syllables

  • concerned — [adj1] worried anxious, biting one’s nails*, bothered, butterflies in stomach*, distressed, disturbed, exercised, in a stew*, on pins and needles*, perturbed, tied up in knots*, troubled, uneasy, upset, uptight, worried sick*; concept 403 Ant.… …   New thesaurus

  • concerned — index careful, interested, solicitous, suspicious (distrustful) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • concerned — solicitous, careful, anxious, worried (see under CARE n) Analogous words: engrossed, absorbed, *intent: impressed, affected, influenced, touched (see AFFECT vb): troubled, distressed (see TROUBLE vb) Antonyms: unconcerned Contrasted words:… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • concerned — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ worried or anxious …   English terms dictionary

  • concerned — [kən sʉrnd′] adj. 1. involved or interested: often with in 2. uneasy or anxious …   English World dictionary

  • Concerned — This article is about the webcomic. For other uses, see Concern. Concerned The Half Life and Death of Gordon Frohman …   Wikipedia

  • concerned — con|cerned W1S1 [kənˈsə:nd US ə:rnd] adj ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(involved)¦ 2¦(worried)¦ 3 as far as somebody is concerned 4 as far as something is concerned 5¦(think something is important)¦ 6¦(love/care)¦ 7 concerned with somebody/something ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1.)… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • concerned — adj. 1) deeply, greatly concerned 2) concerned about, for, over; with (concerned about safety) 3) (esp. BE) concerned to + inf. (concerned to know your decision) 4) concerned that + clause (we are concerned that they might have missed the train)… …   Combinatory dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.