a : the state of being concerned and anxious
b : attentive care and protectiveness; also : an attitude of earnest concern or attention <expressed solicitude for his health>
: a cause of care or concern —usually used in plural
Examples of SOLICITUDE
- He expressed solicitude for my health.
- <a growing solicitude over the possible results of the criminal investigation>
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Related to SOLICITUDE
- agita, agitation, anxiousness, apprehension, apprehensiveness, care, concern, concernment, disquiet, disquietude, fear, nervosity, nervousness, perturbation, anxiety, sweat, unease, uneasiness, worry
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