An example of concern is someone becoming involved with another's business matters.
An example of concern is someone being worried about their friend who has left a party angry.
We concerned ourselves with accomplishing the task at hand.
What I do is not your concern.
The employees' attitude is really hurting the concern.
An example of concern is how ecologists feel about the decline in bees.
An article that concerns the plight of homeless people.
This problem concerns all of us.
A good prince concerns himself in the happiness of his subjects.
The firm's weak financial posture is starting to concern its stockholders.
That doesn't concern you.
To feel concern over one's health.
Mark's health was of great concern to Connie. The recent events in London are of no concern to most people in Australia.
- In regard to; with reference to; about.
- To busy oneself (with, about, over, in something); take an interest.
- To be worried, anxious, or uneasy.
Idioms and Phrasal Verbs
Origin of concern
- Middle English concernen from Old French concerner from Medieval Latin concernere from Late Latin to mingle together Latin com- com- Latin cernere to sift krei- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Middle French concerner, from Medieval Latin concernere (“to distinguish, to have respect to”), combined form of con- + cernō (“distinguish”)