car·​ing | \ ˈker-iŋ How to pronounce caring (audio) \

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

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caringly adverb
was treated gently and 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, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of caring was in 1956

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“Caring.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Jul. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of caring

: feeling or showing concern for other people
British : of or relating to work that involves helping people

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