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concernment

[kuh n-surn-muh nt]
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noun
  1. importance or moment: a matter of concernment to all voters.
  2. relation or bearing.
  3. anxiety or solicitude.
  4. a thing in which one is involved or interested.
  5. interest; participation; involvement.
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Origin of concernment

First recorded in 1600–10; concern + -ment
Related formspre·con·cern·ment, noun
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Related Words for concernment

concern, consequence, import, magnitude, relevance, significance, significancy, weight, weightiness, affair, business, matter, anguish, anxiety, apprehension, distress, solicitude, uneasiness, solicitousness

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British Dictionary definitions for concernment

concernment

noun
  1. rare affair or business; concern
  2. archaic a matter of importance
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