While suicides are no longer making national headlines, college stress is an annual concern come April.
Her choice to undergo this serious surgery and then make her personal experience public drew both praise and concern.
“She expressed to me concern ... that when she and John separated ...” she said as her voice faltered.
Perhaps his only concern was that he did not have a pair of glasses, which made watching TV difficult.
Our concern is that this particular film sends the wrong sort of message to its intended audience.
I thought I had better tell you, for, after all, the fact may concern your Oxford life.
The Greys have no concern with it; but they will think they have.
I own I should have thought the fewer who meddled in such a concern the better!
These concern the sufficiency of the consideration and the moment when the contract is made.
The third did not concern us more than to know he was on duty.
early 15c., "perceive, distinguish," also "refer to, relate to," from Middle French concerner, from Medieval Latin concernere "concern, touch, belong to," figurative use of Late Latin concernere "to sift, mix, as in a sieve," from Latin com- "with" (see com-) + cernere "to sift," hence "perceive, comprehend" (see crisis). Apparently the sense of the prefix shifted to intensive in Medieval Latin. Meaning "worry" is 17c. Related: Concerned; concerning. Letter opening to whom it may concern attested by 1740.
1580s, from concern (v.).