Do You Use “Concerning” as an Adjective?

If so, you should be aware that it is a poor use of the language and that there are many better alternatives. Instead of saying, “The latest tweet by President is very concerning”, substitute alarming, bothersome, disquieting, distressing, disturbing, nerve-racking, perturbing, scary, troubling, unsettling, upsetting, worrisome, or worrying. Daily Writing Tips discusses it fully.

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