caring

adjective
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

Other Words from caring

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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“Caring.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/caring. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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caring

adjective

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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