concerning

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From concern +‎ -ing. The adjective and preposition follow from the verb.

Adjective[edit]

concerning (comparative more concerning, superlative most concerning)

  1. Causing concern; worrisome.
  2. (obsolete) important
    • South
      So great and so concerning truth.

Preposition[edit]

concerning

  1. Regarding, respecting.
    • Bible, Numbers x. 29
      The Lord hath spoken good concerning Israel.

Translations[edit]

Verb[edit]

concerning

  1. Present participle of concern.

Noun[edit]

concerning (plural concernings)

  1. That which one is concerned in; one's business.
    • William Shakespeare, Measure for Measure
      We shall write to you, / As Time and our Concernings shall importune, / How it goes with us, and do look to know / What doth befall you here.