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solicitude

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of solicitude

  1. 1 an uneasy state of mind usually over the possibility of an anticipated misfortune or trouble a growing solicitude over the possible results of the criminal investigation Synonyms of solicitude agita, agitation, anxiousness, apprehension, apprehensiveness, care, concern, concernment, disquiet, disquietude, fear, nervosity, nervousness, perturbation, anxiety, sweat, unease, uneasiness, worryWords Related to solicitude strain, stress, tension; alarm (also alarum), anguish, consternation, desperateness, desperation, discomfort, discomposure, dismay, distraction, distress, disturbance, edginess, franticness, hand-wringing, jitters, jumpiness, panic, tremor; angst, fearfulness, torment, upset, vexation; cold feet, doubt, dread, foreboding, incertitude, misgiving, presentiment, suspense, uncertainty; compunction, qualm, scrupleNear Antonyms of solicitude calm, calmness, content, contentment, ease, easiness, peace, peacefulness, placidity, placidness, quiet, quietude, sereneness, serenity, tranquillity (or tranquility), tranquilness; comfort, consolation, relief, solaceAntonyms of solicitude unconcern

  2. 2 attention accompanied by protectiveness and responsibility she shows much more solicitude toward her aging parents than any of her siblings do Synonyms of solicitude carefulness, lovingness, solicitousness, careWords Related to solicitude concern, considerateness, consideration, kindness, thoughtfulness; babying, coddling, pamperingNear Antonyms of solicitude inconsiderateness, inconsideration, thoughtlessness, unconcern, unkindnessAntonyms of solicitude carelessness



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