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; worrying.
    it's very concerning that our neighbour seems to be crying very loudly these days
  2. (obsolete) Important.
    • 1698, Robert South, Twelve Sermons upon Several Subjects and Occasions:
      So great and so concerning truth.

Preposition[edit]

concerning

  1. Regarding, respecting.
    Physically, everything is perfect, but concerning your mental state, you have some problems.

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.