What does concerning mean?

Definitions for concerningkənˈsɜr nɪŋ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word concerning.


  1. concerning(Adjective)

    Causing concern; worrisome.

  2. concerning(Preposition)

    Regarding, respecting.

  3. Origin: From . The adjective and preposition follow from the verb.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Concerning

    of Concern

  2. Concerning

    pertaining to; regarding; having relation to; respecting; as regards

  3. Concerning(adj)


  4. Concerning(noun)

    that in which one is concerned or interested; concern; affair; interest

  5. Concerning(noun)

    importance; moment; consequence

  6. Concerning(noun)

    concern; participation; interposition

  7. Concerning(noun)

    emotion of mind; solicitude; anxiety

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'concerning' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3175


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of concerning in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of concerning in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Thessalonians 516,18 Bible:

    Rejoice evermore. In every thing give thanks for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you.

  2. Norman Cousins:

    The main failure of education is that it has not prepared people to comprehend matters concerning human destiny.

  3. Islam Karimov:

    The creeping expansion of militant extremism and religious radicalism, not only on the territory of the governments of Central Asia but also abroad, is most seriously concerning.

  4. Eric Hoffer:

    Our credulity is greatest concerning the things we know least about. And since we know least about ourselves, we are ready to believe all that is said about us. Hence the mysterious power of both flattery and calumny.

  5. Richard Scalone:

    The market's reaction is something between curious and concerning, you are not getting that much of a lasting reaction in markets. The week has witnessed some of the most concerning phenomenon in some time. People are skittish in holding positions.

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