Attention and Concern


Attention noun - A state of being aware.
Usage example: several mothers brought to the committee's attention the deplorable condition of the playground

Concern is a synonym for attention in care topic. In some cases you can use "Concern" instead a noun "Attention", when it comes to topics like characteristic, regard, consideration, concentration.

Nearby Words: attentive, attentively


Concern noun - A commercial or industrial activity or organization.

Attention is a synonym for concern in characteristic topic. You can use "Attention" instead a noun "Concern", if it concerns topics such as care, concentration, courtesy, carefulness.

Nearby Words: concerned, concerning, concernment

How words are described

close close attention close concern
good good attention good concern
special special attention special concern
particular particular attention particular concern
Other adjectives: short, obvious, actual, real, constant, massive, extreme, great, serious, huge, little, personal, major, immediate, national, less, least, slightest, greater.

Both words in one sentence

  • The Runaway Their reason for running away is specifically to get the attention and concern of those they abandon and get doted over upon their inevitable return.
    Source: The Runaway
  • Film / Working Girl Realizing that people might actually listen to Tess and not her, she fakes a dizzy spell, instantly garnering concern and attention from the other attendees.
  • Wounded Gazelle Gambit When she realizes that attendees might believe Tess instead of her, she exaggerates a genuine injury (she has a broken leg and is on crutches) by faking a dizzy spell, instantly garnering the attention and concern of nearly everyone present.
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