solicitous ADJECTIVE showing interest or concern about a person's well-being.
DERIVATIVES solicitously adverb solicitousness noun.

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  • solicitously — adverb in a concerned and solicitous manner Don t you feel well? his mother asked solicitously • Derived from adjective: ↑solicitous …   Useful english dictionary

  • Solicitously — Solicitous So*lic it*ous, a.[L. sollicitus, solicitus. See {Solicit}, v. t.] Disposed to solicit; eager to obtain something desirable, or to avoid anything evil; concerned; anxious; careful. Solicitous of my reputation. Dryden. He was solicitous… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • solicitously — adverb see solicitous …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • solicitously — See solicitous. * * * …   Universalium

  • solicitously — adverb In a solicitous way …   Wiktionary

  • solicitously — adv. anxiously, with concern; thoughtfully; eagerly, earnestly; with great care, attentively …   English contemporary dictionary

  • solicitously — so·lic·i·tous·ly …   English syllables

  • solicitous — solicitously, adv. solicitousness, n. /seuh lis i teuhs/, adj. 1. anxious or concerned (usually fol. by about, for, etc., or a clause): solicitous about a person s health. 2. anxiously desirous: solicitous of the esteem of others. 3. eager… …   Universalium

  • solicitous — [[t]səlɪ̱sɪtəs[/t]] ADJ GRADED: oft ADJ of n A person who is solicitous shows anxious concern for someone or something. [FORMAL] He was so solicitous of his guests. Derived words: solicitously ADV GRADED usu ADV with v He took her hand in… …   English dictionary

  • Anxiously — Anx ious*ly, adv. In an anxious manner; with painful uncertainty; solicitously. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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