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Definition of Concerning
ConcerningConcern Con*cern", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Concerned; p. pr. &
vb. n. Concerning.] [F. concerner, LL. concernere to
regard, concern, fr. L. concernere to mix or mingle together,
as in a sieve for separating; con- + cernere to separate,
sift, distinguish by the senses, and especially by the eyes,
to perceive, see. See Certain.]
1. To relate or belong to; to have reference to or connection
with; to affect the interest of; to be of importance to.
Preaching the kingdom of God, and teaching those
things which concern the Lord Jesus Christ. --Acts
Our wars with France have affected us in our most
tender interests, and concerned us more than those
with any other nation. --Addison.
It much concerns a preacher first to learn The
genius of his audience and their turn. --Dodsley.
Ignorant, so far as the usual instruction is
concerned. --J. F.
2. To engage by feeling or sentiment; to interest; as, a good
prince concerns himself in the happiness of his subjects.
They think themselves out the reach of Providence,
and no longer concerned to solicit his favor.
Concerning Con*cern"ing, prep.
Pertaining to; regarding; having relation to; respecting; as
I have accepted thee concerning this thing. --Gen. xix.
The Lord hath spoken good concerning Israel. --Num. x.
Concerning Con*cern"ing, a.
So great and so concerning truth. --South.
Concerning Con*cern"ing, n.
1. That in which one is concerned or interested; concern;
affair; interest. ``Our everlasting concernments.' --I.
To mix with thy concernments I desist. --Milton.
2. Importance; moment; consequence.
Let every action of concernment to begun with
prayer. --Jer. Taylor.
3. Concern; participation; interposition.
He married a daughter to the earl without any other
approbation of her father or concernment in it, than
suffering him and her come into his presence.
4. Emotion of mind; solicitude; anxiety.
While they are so eager to destroy the fame of
others, their ambition is manifest in their
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