concern


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Synonyms for concern

Synonyms for concern

to cause anxious uneasiness in

something that concerns or involves one personally

a cause of distress or anxiety

curiosity about or attention to someone or something

Synonyms for concern

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Elizabeth could but just AFFECT concern in missing him; she really rejoiced at it.
Yes, madame, here I have a right to do so, for it concerns Monsieur d'Artagnan d'Artagnan," he repeated, in such a manner as to bow the regal brow with recollections of the weak and erring woman.
One day, then, as Allworthy was walking in his garden, the doctor came to him, and, with great gravity of aspect, and all the concern which he could possibly affect in his countenance, said, "I am come, sir, to impart an affair to you of the utmost consequence; but how shall I mention to you what it almost distracts me to think of
I am very much upset at a piece of news that concerns Meg, and do not want to face her, and I am not going back to Wickham Place.
His next concern is to explain away the air of paradox, for James was never wilfully paradoxical.
They do not by any means deny that all sorts of things MAY go on in our minds: they only say that such things, if they occur, are not susceptible of scientific observation, and do not therefore concern psychology as a science.
The next point of criticism concerns the relation of content and object.
Then I presented to them the people I had brought with me, particularly the tailor, the smith, and the two carpenters, all of them most necessary people; but, above all, my general artificer, than whom they could not name anything that was more useful to them; and the tailor, to show his concern for them, went to work immediately, and, with my leave, made them every one a shirt, the first thing he did; and, what was still more, he taught the women not only how to sew and stitch, and use the needle, but made them assist to make the shirts for their husbands, and for all the rest.
I could not yet imagine what he aimed at, and told him I granted all he had said, and thanked him that he would so far concern himself for us: and begged he would explain the particulars of what he had observed, that like Joshua, to take his own parable, I might put away the accursed thing from us.
But I shall not make digression into other men's stories which have no relation to my own; so I return to what concerns our affair in the island.
No; a letter concerns no one but the person who writes it and the one to whom it is written.
That concerns you, monsieur, and when once you are engaged "
For girls, parents' leading Internet concern is sexual predators.
The reason cited by FDA officials is the concern over proper use.
Low academic achievement is understandably a more common concern than is high achievement.