Etymology
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solicitous (adj.)

1560s, from Latin sollicitus "restless, uneasy, careful, full of anxiety" (see solicit). Related: Solicitously; solicitousness.

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Definitions of solicitous

solicitous (adj.)
full of anxiety and concern;
solicitous about the future
solicitous parents
solicitous (adj.)
showing hovering attentiveness;
made solicitous inquiries about our family
solicitous about her health
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