- adj.1 worried about sthVERBS▪ be, feel, look, seem, sound▪ become, get, grow▪ remainADVERB▪ extremely, fairly, very, etc.▪ deeply, especially, genuinely, gravely, greatly, particularly, seriously, terribly▪ increasingly▪ a little, slightly, etc.▪ (not) overly, (not) unduly▪
She was not unduly concerned by the prospect of managing on her own.▪ naturally, understandably▪ rightly▪ simplyPREPOSITION▪ about, at, by, over▪
The leadership was concerned at the perceived failure to find a solution,▪
Doctors are concerned at the prospect of patients having to wait up to a year for surgery.▪ for▪
We are now deeply concerned for his safety.2 interested in sthVERBS▪ beADVERB▪ especially, particularly, specifically▪ entirely, exclusively, solely▪ centrally, chiefly, essentially, largely, mainly, mostly, predominantly, primarily, principally▪
Cubist painting was not primarily concerned with lifelike representation.▪ closely (esp. BrE), directly, intimatelyPREPOSITION▪ with▪
Social anthropology is centrally concerned with the diversity of culture.
Collocations dictionary. 2013.