Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb concern

2 senses of concern

Sense 1
refer, pertain, relate, concern, come to, bear on, touch, touch on, have-to doe with -- (be relevant to; "There were lots of questions referring to her talk"; "My remark pertained to your earlier comments")

Sense 2
concern, interest, occupy, worry -- (be on the mind of; "I worry about the second Germanic consonant shift")

Antonyms of adj concerned

3 senses of concerned

Sense 1
concerned (vs. unconcerned) -- (feeling or showing worry or solicitude; "concerned parents of youthful offenders"; "was concerned about the future"; "we feel concerned about accomplishing the task at hand"; "greatly concerned not to disappoint a small child")

unconcerned (vs. concerned) -- (lacking in interest or care or feeling; "the average American...is unconcerned that his or her plight is the result of a complex of personal and economic and governmental actions...beyond the normal citizen's comprehension and control"; "blithely unconcerned about his friend's plight")
        => blase -- (nonchalantly unconcerned; "a blase attitude about housecleaning")
        => blithe -- (lacking or showing a lack of due concern; "spoke with blithe ignorance of the true situation")
        => casual, insouciant, nonchalant -- (marked by blithe unconcern; "an ability to interest casual students"; "showed a casual disregard for cold weather"; "an utterly insouciant financial policy"; "an elegantly insouciant manner"; "drove his car with nonchalant abandon"; "was polite in a teasing nonchalant manner")
        => degage, detached, uninvolved -- (showing lack of emotional involvement; "adopted a degage pose on the arm of the easy chair"- J.S.Perelman; "she may be detached or even unfeeling but at least she's not hypocritically effusive"; "an uninvolved bystander")
        => indifferent -- (showing no care or concern in attitude or action; "indifferent to the sufferings of others"; "indifferent to her plea")

Sense 2
concerned, interested -- (involved in or affected by or having a claim to or share in; "a memorandum to those concerned"; "an enterprise in which three men are concerned"; "factors concerned in the rise and fall of epidemics"; "the interested parties met to discuss the business")

INDIRECT (VIA involved) -> uninvolved -- (not involved; "being uninvolved he remained objective")

Sense 3
implicated, concerned -- (culpably involved; "all those concerned in the bribery case have been identified"; "named three officials implicated in the plot"; "an innocent person implicated by circumstances in a crime")

INDIRECT (VIA involved) -> uninvolved -- (not involved; "being uninvolved he remained objective")

Similarity of adj concerned

3 senses of concerned

Sense 1
concerned (vs. unconcerned) -- (feeling or showing worry or solicitude; "concerned parents of youthful offenders"; "was concerned about the future"; "we feel concerned about accomplishing the task at hand"; "greatly concerned not to disappoint a small child")
       => afraid -- (filled with regret or concern; used often to soften an unpleasant statement; "I'm afraid I won't be able to come"; "he was afraid he would have to let her go"; "I'm afraid you're wrong")
       => afraid -- (feeling worry or concern or insecurity; "She was afraid that I might be embarrassed"; "terribly afraid of offending someone"; "I am afraid we have witnessed only the first phase of the conflict")
       => haunted, obsessed, preoccupied, taken up (predicate) -- (having or showing excessive or compulsive concern with something; "became more and more haunted by the stupid riddle"; "was absolutely obsessed with the girl"; "got no help from his wife who was preoccupied with the children"; "he was taken up in worry for the old woman")
       => solicitous -- (full of anxiety and concern; "solicitous parents"; "solicitous about the future")
          Also See-> attentive#1; troubled#1

Sense 2
concerned, interested -- (involved in or affected by or having a claim to or share in; "a memorandum to those concerned"; "an enterprise in which three men are concerned"; "factors concerned in the rise and fall of epidemics"; "the interested parties met to discuss the business")
       => involved (vs. uninvolved) -- (connected by participation or association or use; "we accomplished nothing, simply because of the large number of people involved"; "the problems involved"; "the involved muscles"; "I don't want to get involved"; "everyone involved in the bribery case has been identified")

Sense 3
implicated, concerned -- (culpably involved; "all those concerned in the bribery case have been identified"; "named three officials implicated in the plot"; "an innocent person implicated by circumstances in a crime")
       => involved (vs. uninvolved) -- (connected by participation or association or use; "we accomplished nothing, simply because of the large number of people involved"; "the problems involved"; "the involved muscles"; "I don't want to get involved"; "everyone involved in the bribery case has been identified")

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