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Definition of "concernment" [concernment]

  • A matter that is of concern. (noun)
  • Reference, relation, or importance. (noun)
  • Anxiety; worry. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "concernment" in a sentence
  • "Now having a night, a day, and still another night following before me in New Bedford, ere I could embark for my destined port, it became a matter of concernment where I was to eat and sleep meanwhile."
  • "Matthews also writes that in middle school he had “an incipient though feckless concernment with the opposite sex.”"
  • "I deny not, but that it is of greatest concernment in the Church and Commonwealth, to have a vigilant eye how books demean themselves as well as men; and thereafter to confine, imprison, and do sharpest justice on them as malefactors."