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solicitous

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Definition showing care or concern for someone
  • It's a mid-price hotel in a great location with a solicitous staff.
solicitous = showing great care or concern for someone (in this case, for guests)
  • She described him as humble, polite, and solicitous.
  • solicitous = showing care or concern for someone
  • Notice how her husband hung over her as she was coming round. Not all husbandly solicitude!
    Agatha Christie  --  And Then There Were None
  • solicitude = care or concern for someone
    (editor's note:  Solicitude is the noun form of the adjective solicitous. The suffix "-tude" is often used to create a noun that means "state, condition, or quality" as seen in the words gratitude, fortitude, and multitude.)
  • 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
  • solicitous = showing care or concern for someone
  • He looked so peculiar that several people commented on it solicitously when the song was done.
    Kurt Vonnegut  --  Slaughterhouse-Five
  • solicitously = in a manner that showed concern for him
  • She was the most skillful of the nurses, the most solicitous and helpful, the most friendly.
    Hal Borland  --  When the Legends Die
  • solicitous = showing care or concern for someone
  • nothing could exceed his solicitude and care
    Jane Austen  --  Persuasion
  • solicitude = great concern
    (editor's note:  Solicitude is the noun form of the adjective solicitous. The suffix "-tude" is often used to create a noun that means "state, condition, or quality" as seen in the words gratitude, fortitude, and multitude.)
  • ...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?
  • solicitous = showing care or concern for someone
  • He was solicitous about the state of Rainsford's health.
    Richard Connell  --  The Most Dangerous Game
  • solicitous = showing care or concern for someone
  • 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
  • solicitous = showing great care or concern for another
  • 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
  • solicitous = showing great care or concern
  • She was always solicitous about him, concerned and worried, emerging from her sad cocoon to fuss over him.
    Robert Cormier  --  I Am the Cheese
  • solicitous = showing great care or concern
  • "Suddenly you're so solicitous," she said.
    Ray Bradbury  --  The Martian Chronicles
  • solicitous = showing care or concern for someone
  • Lombard said: "So that's the reason for your womanly solicitude!"
    Agatha Christie  --  And Then There Were None
  • solicitude = behavior that shows care or concern for someone
    (editor's note:  Solicitude is the noun form of the adjective solicitous. The suffix "-tude" is often used to create a noun that means "state, condition, or quality" as seen in the words gratitude, fortitude, and multitude.)
  • solicitous about her health
  • solicitous parents
  • solicitous about the future
  • They were also solicitous.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • It seems odd to have one of my students solicitous over my health.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Tunnel In the Sky
  • Crabbe was properly solicitous, but stiff.
    Alfred Bester  --  The Demolished Man

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