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solicitous


It’s a mid-price hotel in a great location with a solicitous staff.
  showing great care or concern for someone
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  • It’s a mid-price hotel in a great location with a solicitous staff.
  • made solicitous inquiries about our family
  • I noticed that his manner seemed genuinely solicitous when he said, "My poor young man"—but I was beginning to have enough of it.
    Albert Camus  --  The Stranger
  • She was always solicitous about him, concerned and worried, emerging from her sad cocoon to fuss over him.
    Robert Cormier  --  I Am the Cheese

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  • "Suddenly you’re so solicitous," she said.
    Ray Bradbury  --  The Martian Chronicles
  • He looked so peculiar that several people commented on it solicitously when the song was done.
    Kurt Vonnegut  --  Slaughterhouse-Five
  • The rider, solicitous, hopped down, offered him the horse, led the animal by the bridle, making Chamberlain feel boyish and ridiculous.
    Michael Shaara  --  The Killer Angels
  • He stood up and helped me from my chair, a solicitous hand under my elbow that made my flesh crawl.
    James Patterson  --  The Angel Experiment
  • He was solicitous about the state of Rainsford’s health.
    Richard Connell  --  The Most Dangerous Game
  • She was the most skillful of the nurses, the most solicitous and helpful, the most friendly.
    Hal Borland  --  When the Legends Die

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  • nothing could exceed his solicitude and care
    Jane Austen  --  Persuasion
  • ...of whom he was solicitous to a point that faileth human understanding . . . given that she was sort of a simp, in the long run. . . . .
    Edward Albee  --  Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
  • He was a nice-looking kid, very solicitous of Amy—treated her like a princess.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • They were also solicitous.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • During the remainder of our stay, this good woman treated me with such a wary mixture of solicitude and distrust that I was relieved beyond measure to say farewell to her.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf
  • He solicitously helped her arrange her paper and ink before returning to the stage.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind
  • "Hey, Doc," Liv calls out, in an airy voice provisional and solicitous, "I finally remembered something I meant to ask you about."
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life
  • His dad was dead and I liked the way he acted toward his mother, protective and solicitous.
    Jojo Moyes  --  Me Before You
  • "I’ve never seen Ella so solicitous," Father said, adding a log to the fire.
    Gail Carson Levine  --  Ella Enchanted
  • Many people were just returning from the Sunday evening services at the various churches when the general alarm was given, but, beyond the immediate vicinity of the beginning of the conflagration, no unusual fear or solicitude was felt by the citizens.
    Jim Murphy  --  The Great Fire
  • Volkheimer approaches; his big solicitous face presses close.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • That one in the truck just ahead, bending solicitously, even tenderly, over her patient….
    Corrie Ten Boom  --  The Hiding Place
  • Beneath all the jollity, the tenderness, the solicitude, I sensed a disturbing tension in the room.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • She and Grace are solicitous on the way home, linking their arms through mine, asking me how I feel.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Cat’s Eye
  • "What is it, love?" he asked, taking my arm solicitously.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • "Who with?" said my dad, in a rare burst of parental solicitude.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • The commander went on, becoming strangely solicitous.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • One would be tenderly solicitous.
    Upton Sinclair  --  The Jungle
  • Not all husbandly solicitude!
    Agatha Christie  --  And Then There Were None
  • Evening came, and still, with all the patient solicitude of a mother, she watched for his return.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • He had recovered from the stroke and returned to his office, ignoring the objections of his doctor and the solicitous protests of Guy Francon.
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead
  • Meanwhile Stubb, the third mate, betrayed no such far-gazing solicitudes.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • ANOTHER (with a gracious smile): Kind solicitude!
    Edmond Rostand  --  Cyrano de Bergerac
  • ’Are you all right?’ he asked solicitously.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • The cheeks had fallen back to the ears and a solicitous mortician had put lipstick on the black mouth.
    Maya Angelou  --  I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
  • "I say," Helmholtz exclaimed solicitously, "you do look ill, John!"
    Aldous Huxley  --  Brave New World
  • The university is a delightful place; lots of room in the classes and residences, no crowding in the cafeteria, and the professors are solicitous.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • When breakfast was over they were joined by the sisters; and Elizabeth began to like them herself, when she saw how much affection and solicitude they showed for Jane.
    Jane Austen  --  Pride and Prejudice
  • D’Artagnan left M. de Treville, touched more than ever by his paternal solicitude for his Musketeers.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • His initial expression of solicitous pleasantry is replaced first by alarm and then by disdain.
    Sara Gruen  --  Water for Elephants
  • Some of my comrades groaned, and my own mind began to grow watchful with anxious thoughts, when a strange sight suddenly attracted our attention and diverted our solicitude from our own situation.
    Mary Shelley  --  Frankenstein
  • By this solicitous behaviour, Mr Tanimoto at once got rid of his terror.
    John Hersey  --  Hiroshima
  • He turned to point solicitously at the mathematical formulas chalked on the blackboard.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • With almost maternal solicitude she urged him to let his nature open to the full: she became his confessor.
    James Joyce  --  Dubliners
  • Her temper was now shorter than ever; but he had become more patient than ever and more solicitous.
    Jack London  --  White Fang
  • As for Jean Valjean, he was, indeed, all tenderness, all solicitude; but he was only an old man and he knew nothing at all.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • Nay, Madame, your solicitude does me honour.
    Baroness Orczy  --  The Scarlet Pimpernel
  • What private solicitude could rear itself against the deluge of the Year One of Liberty—the deluge rising from below, not falling from above, and with the windows of Heaven shut, not opened!
    Charles Dickens  --  A Tale of Two Cities
  • Harry felt as though he was recuperating from some brief but severe, an impression reinforced by Her-mione’s solicitousness.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
  • As Solomon uttered the last words, he bowed in all directions solicitously, lest he should be wanting in due respect.
    George Eliot  --  Silas Marner
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