[kuh n-surnd]
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  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 of concerned

First recorded in 1650–60; concern + -ed2
Related formscon·cern·ed·ly [kuh n-sur-nid-lee] /kənˈsɜr nɪd li/, adverbcon·cern·ed·ness, nounun·der·con·cerned, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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  1. (postpositive) interested, guilty, involved, or appropriateI shall find the boy concerned and punish him
  2. worried, troubled, or solicitous
Derived Formsconcernedly (kənˈsɜːnɪdlɪ), adverbconcernedness, noun
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