Concern and Care


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Concern noun – An uneasy state of mind usually over the possibility of an anticipated misfortune or trouble.
Usage example: the recent crime wave has caused a great deal of concern in the neighborhood

Care is a synonym for concern in worry topic. In some cases you can use "Care" instead the word "Concern" as a noun or a verb, when it comes to topics like feeling, characteristic, attention, business. popular alternative
Nearby Words: concerned, concerning, concernment
Synonyms for Concern


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Care noun – Attention accompanied by protectiveness and responsibility.
Usage example: that's an extremely valuable violin, so handle it with care

Concern is a synonym for care in worry topic. You can use "Concern" instead the word "Care" as a noun or a verb, if it concerns topics such as carefulness, characteristic, courtesy, anxiety. popular alternative
Nearby Words: careless, careful, carelessness, caring, carefulness
Synonyms for Care

How words are described

good good concern good care
special special concern special care
particular particular concern particular care
genuine genuine concern genuine care
Other adjectives: single, obvious, actual, real, constant, large, extreme, great, serious, little, main, social, personal, immediate, less, utmost, modern, parental.

Common collocations

girl concern girl care girl
life concern life care life
idea concern idea care idea
relationship concern relationship care relationship
Other nouns: number, deal, characters, rules, kids.
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