concerning

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

concerning (comparative more concerning, superlative most concerning)

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

Preposition[edit]

concerning

  1. Regarding, respecting.

Synonyms[edit]

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.