Concerned to Concisely
(Con*cerned") a. [See Concern, v. t., 2.] Disturbed; troubled; solicitous; as, to be much
concerned for the safety of a friend.
(Con*cern"ed*ly) adv. In a concerned manner; solicitously; sympathetically.
(Con*cern"ing), prep. Pertaining to; regarding; having relation to; respecting; as regards.
I have accepted thee concerning this thing.
Gen. xix. 21.
The Lord hath spoken good concerning Israel.
Num. x. 29.
(Con*cern"ing), a. Important. [Archaic]
So great and so concerning truth.
1. That in which one is concerned or interested; concern; affair; interest. "Our everlasting concernments."
To mix with thy concernments I desist.
2. Importance; moment; consequence.
Let every action of concernment to begun with prayer.
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 concernment.
(Con*cert") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Concerted; p. pr. & vb. n. Concerting.] [F. concerter, It.
concertare, conertare, prob. from L. consertus, p. p. of conserere to join together; con- + serere to
join together, influenced by concertare to contend; con- + centare to strive; properly, to try to decide; fr.
cernere to distinguish. See Series, and cf. Concern.]
1. To plan together; to settle or adjust by conference, agreement, or consultation.
It was concerted to begin the siege in March.
2. To plan; to devise; to arrange.
A commander had more trouble to concert his defense before the people than to plan . . . the campaign.
(Con*cert"), v. i. To act in harmony or conjunction; to form combined plans.
The ministers of Denmark were appointed to concert with Talbot.
(Con"cert) n. [F. concert, It. concerto, conserto, fr. concertare. See Concert, v. t.]