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.

 

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Con*cern"ing, a.

Important.

[Archaic]

So great and so concerning truth. South.

 

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Con*cern"ing (?), n.

1.

That in which one is concerned or interested; concern; affair; interest.

"Our everlasting concernments."

I. Watts.

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. Clarendon.

4.

Emotion of mind; solicitude; anxiety.

While they are so eager to destory the fame of others, their ambition is manifest in their concernment. Dryden.

 

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