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noun as in business, responsibility

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Example Sentences

Without school-based counselors and social workers, these concerns may not be investigated.

From Vox

I don’t find a lot of concern about his actual policies or what’s in his heart.

From Vox

These cameras are not always accurate and raise a whole host of privacy concerns.

From Axios

Initially the company had contemplated personalizing ads, using cameras and eye-tracking, on the basis of age and gender but has since declined because of privacy concerns.

Still, some may argue that culture and conduct concerns are too “squishy” to worry about when near-term economic outlooks are so uncertain.

From Fortune

Scruff believes that sex is not the primary concern of users.

We have to share those feelings of concern that the people are feeling.

The economy has begun to add jobs, but the quality of those jobs is an increasing concern.

Until concern trolls like Sarah Ditum came along trying to cover it up again.

There is a lot of residual concern that Lizard Squad was able to get even this far.

He turned at the sound of my voice with vastly more concern than he'd betrayed under the muzzle of Piegan's gun.

It stands very much in the way of that universal adult education which is our present concern.

That—and no existing institution and no current issue—is the primary concern of the present age.

I desire and am endeavoring to be on my guard respecting matters which concern his inclination and not his reason.

The news caused general concern throughout the house, and Ethne was frightfully upset.

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Concern implies an anxious sense of interest in something: concern over a friend’s misfortune. Care suggests a heaviness of spirit caused by dread, or by the constant pressure of burdensome demands: Poverty weighs a person down with care. Worry is an active state of agitated uneasiness and restless apprehension: He was distracted by worry over the stock market.

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On this page you'll find 246 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to concern, such as: care, concernment, consideration, heed, interest, and regard.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.