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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