2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Solicitude \So*lic"i*tude\, noun [F. sollicitude,r L. sollicitudo.] The state of being solicitous; uneasiness of mind occasioned by fear of evil or desire good; anxiety.

The many cares and great labors of worldly men, their solicitude and outward shows. --Sir W. Raleigh.

The mother looked at her with fond solicitude. --G. W. Cable.

Syn: Carefulness; concern; anxiety. See {Care}.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: a feeling of excessive concern [syn: {solicitude}, {solicitousness}]

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