Worrisome, Concerning and Troubling

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How to use the words Worrisome, Concerning and Troubling?

People commonly say of things that are a cause for concern that they are “concerning”:

“My boyfriend’s affection for his pet rattlesnake is concerning.”

This is not standard English.

There are many better words that mean the same thing including “worrisome,” “troubling,” and “alarming.”

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