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concerned

[kuh n-surnd] /kənˈsɜrnd/
adjective
1.
interested or affected:
concerned citizens.
2.
troubled or anxious:
a concerned look.
3.
having a connection or involvement; participating:
They arrested all those concerned in the kidnapping.
Origin
1650-1660
1650-60; concern + -ed2
Related forms
concernedly
[kuh n-sur-nid-lee] /kənˈsɜr nɪd li/ (Show IPA),
adverb
concernedness, noun
underconcerned, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for concernedness

concerned

/kənˈsɜːnd/
adjective
1.
(postpositive) interested, guilty, involved, or appropriate: I shall find the boy concerned and punish him
2.
worried, troubled, or solicitous
Derived Forms
concernedly (kənˈsɜːnɪdlɪ) adverb
concernedness, noun
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