Disconcerting vs. Concerning

By Jaxson

  • Disconcerting (adjective)

    Tending to cause discomfort, uneasiness or alarm.


    “Even with a safety harness, losing one’s grip that high up is disconcerting.”

  • Concerning (adjective)

    Causing concern; worrisome.

  • Concerning (adjective)


  • Concerning (preposition)

    Regarding, respecting.

  • Concerning (verb)

    present participle of concern

  • Concerning (noun)

    That which one is concerned in; one’s business.

  • Disconcerting (adjective)

    causing one to feel unsettled

    “he had a disconcerting habit of offering jobs to people he met at dinner parties”

  • Concerning (preposition)

    on the subject of or in connection with; about

    “we are given little information concerning matters of national security”

  • Concerning (adjective)

    causing anxiety; worrying

    “I find many of the comments very concerning”

    “a concerning breach of security”

Oxford Dictionary

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