Definition of solicitude
- expressed solicitude for his health
He expressed solicitude for my health.
a growing solicitude over the possible results of the criminal investigation
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'solicitude.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
alarm (also alarum), anguish, consternation, desperateness, desperation, discomfort, discomposure, dismay, distraction, distress, disturbance, edginess, hand-wringing, jitters, jumpiness, panic, tremor;
: concern that someone feels about someone's health, happiness, etc.
What made you want to look up solicitude? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).