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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Apprehensive. Very concerned about someone's safety, health, or comfort. Also: Carefully willing.

Usage examples (37)
  • A good conscience fears no witness, but a guilty conscience is solicitous even in solitude.
  • solicitous about her health
  • solicitous parents
  • Near the widow a gentleman sat, solicitous, engaging, persistent. for more
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