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solicitous
used in Babbitt

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Definition
showing care or concern for someone
  • His resentment was night-blurred; he was solicitous in inquiring, "What's the trouble, hon?"
    Chapter 33 (7% in)
  • He marched upon them: Verona, a dumpy brown-haired girl of twenty-two, just out of Bryn Mawr, given to solicitudes about duty and sex and God and the unconquerable bagginess of the gray sports-suit she was now wearing.
    Chapter 2 (18% in)
  • He was solicitous about lighting her cigarette and inquiring as to her comfort.
    Chapter 24 (94% in)

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