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kənˈsɜr nɪŋCon·cern·ing

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  1. concerningadjective

    Causing concern; worrisome.

    Etymology: From . The adjective and preposition follow from the verb.

  2. concerningpreposition

    Regarding, respecting.

    Etymology: 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. Concerningadjective


  4. Concerningnoun

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

  5. Concerningnoun

    importance; moment; consequence

  6. Concerningnoun

    concern; participation; interposition

  7. Concerningnoun

    emotion of mind; solicitude; anxiety

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

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  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

Examples of Concerning in a Sentence

  1. Urban Meyer:

    Concerning? Yeah, everything's concerning, it's my job to be concerned.

  2. Adam Brandon:

    Stone-Manning’s past statements from her graduate theses are highly concerning. ‘The origin of our abuses is us. If there were fewer of us, we would have less impact,’ and ‘We must consume less, and more importantly, we must breed fewer consuming humans’ are but a few examples of her radical, anti-human viewpoints, this should come as no surprise seeing as she collaborated with eco-terrorist groups with ties to Ted Kaczynski.

  3. Michael McCaul:

    Our intelligence community has ... told me that individuals with terrorism ties in Syria have already tried to gain access to our country through the refugee program, what’s even more concerning is that top officials have testified before this committee that intelligence gaps prevent us from being able to confidently weed out terrorists.

  4. Michael Fuchs:

    This is about ... speaking up when we see activity that is concerning.

  5. Sport Vitaly Mutko:

    The most important thing is to wait for the final reports concerning the cause of death, which will be carried out by experts, who will try to explain why this happened. We will make sure this happens.

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    denote or connote
    • A. condemn
    • B. inspire
    • C. signify
    • D. distinguish

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