caring

adjective car·ing \ ˈker-iŋ \

Definition of caring

: feeling or showing concern for or kindness to others
  • a kind, caring person
  • I waited expectantly for the sympathy to come pouring out, since Mary Anne is the most sensitive, caring person I know…
  • —Ann M. Martin
  • The Steve Martin character is consistently suave, gracious, tender, caring, worldly wise, and a great lover.
  • —Richard Alleva

caringly

adverb
    • was treated gently caringly

caringness

noun
    • There's evidence every season that friendly decent social caringness isn't uncommon in the literary community.
    • —Benjamin DeMott

First Known Use of caring

1956

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