During a conversation, I said "I am not concerning", instead of opting for " I am not concerned".

I figured it would be alright as "I am not hurting" instead of "I am not hurt" is perfectly fine (AFAIK).

How correct is it?


to hurt can be transitive or intransitive.

to concern is always transitive.

So your answer was incorrect.

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But it would be OK to say "I am not concerning myself with such matters at the moment". It carries more of a sense of 'bothering', or 'getting involved, as opposed to your presumed intent of 'caring''.

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