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solicitous
used in David Copperfield

8 uses
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Definition showing great care or concern for someone
  • I was the object of her constant solicitude; and my poor mother herself could not have loved me better, or studied more how to make me happy.
    Chapters 37-39 (3% in)
  • As I was already much attached to Mr. Dick, and very solicitous for his welfare, my fears favoured this supposition; and for a long time his Wednesday hardly ever came round, without my entertaining a misgiving that he would not be on the coach-box as usual.
    Chapters 16-18 (55% in)
  • He believed he was an indulgent father (as indeed he was), and I might spare myself any solicitude on her account.
    Chapters 37-39 (40% in)
  • 'You are too solicitous about him.
    Chapters 37-39 (78% in)
  • Miss Lavinia revived herself with a few whiffs of aromatic vinegar — Traddles and I looking on with great solicitude the while; and then went on to say, rather faintly: 'My sister and myself have been in great doubt, Mr. Traddles, what course we ought to take in reference to the likings, or imaginary likings, of such very young people as your friend Mr. Copperfield and our niece.'
    Chapters 40-42 (39% in)
  • As this change stole on Annie, once like sunshine in the Doctor's house, the Doctor became older in appearance, and more grave; but the sweetness of his temper, the placid kindness of his manner, and his benevolent solicitude for her, if they were capable of any increase, were increased.
    Chapters 40-42 (93% in)
  • I answered the solicitude which his face expressed, by conveying the same expression into my own, and shaking my head.
    Chapters 43-45 (71% in)
  • ) 'It was at that time that mama was most solicitous about my Cousin Maldon.
    Chapters 43-45 (91% in)

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