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. Zane Suarez:

    It is concerning when you see something like this come up.

  2. Fara Bellows:

    If there’s anything concerning, they can refer you to a urologist.

  3. Michael Fuchs:

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

  4. Samantha Power:

    These are very concerning reports but we are still tracking down the facts.

  5. George Ghali of Lebanese rights:

    What is concerning for us is not just retaliatory arrests but general xenophobia.

Images & Illustrations of concerning

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