Synonyms for concerned

Synonyms for (adjective) concerned

Synonyms: concerned

Definition: feeling or showing worry or solicitude

Usage: 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

Similar words: afraid

Definition: filled with regret or concern; used often to soften an unpleasant statement

Usage: 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


Similar words: afraid

Definition: feeling worry or concern or insecurity

Usage: 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


Similar words: haunted, preoccupied, taken up, obsessed

Definition: having or showing excessive or compulsive concern with something

Usage: 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


Similar words: solicitous

Definition: full of anxiety and concern

Usage: solicitous parents; solicitous about the future


Synonyms: concerned, interested

Definition: involved in or affected by or having a claim to or share in

Usage: 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

Similar words: involved

Definition: connected by participation or association or use

Usage: 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


Synonyms: implicated, concerned

Definition: culpably involved

Usage: 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

Similar words: involved

Definition: connected by participation or association or use

Usage: 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