solicitous


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Synonyms for solicitous

in a state of anxiety or uneasiness

full of polite concern for the well-being of others

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full of anxiety and concern

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showing hovering attentiveness

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When an islander bound on some expedition rises from his couch in the morning, he is never solicitous to peep out and see how the sky looks, or ascertain from what quarter the wind blows.
Maria was more to be pitied than Julia; for to her the father brought a husband, and the return of the friend most solicitous for her happiness would unite her to the lover, on whom she had chosen that happiness should depend.
A boy would have suited him quite well, but he put self aside altogether and was pertinaciously solicitous that Mary should be given her fancy.
He was remarkably solicitous lest his guest be disturbed.
She uttered solicitous cries, and, as Michael strove to rise on his ruined foreleg, scolded him with sharp gentleness and with her arms tried to hold him away from the battle.
By night and day, at all times and seasons: always watchful, attentive, and solicitous, and never varying in the discharge of his self-imposed duty to one so friendless and helpless as he whose sands of life were now fast running out and dwindling rapidly away: he was ever at his side.
Chandler assisted her to her feet with instant and solicitous courtesy.
At Bistro Manuel, chef Ariel is resurrecting the solicitous service, and creating memorable dishes with the same attention to detail that he did at Lolo Dad's.
The researchers hypothesized that the degree to which spouses showed empathic, solicitous, and punishing responses in response to their partners' pain would be associated with the partners' physical well-being over time.
We're overrun with solicitous, welcoming customer service reps and improvement-oriented surveys.
You must know, Lord, who was Gabriel Valdes, called Placido, that solicitous and elegant mulatto, my brother, who since then turned our old home there in Matanzas into his abode.
He also said that he was moved and touched by your her sentiments and solicitous concern.
Among the police's many suspects are a fallen aristocrat turned furniture maker, Pru's overly solicitous assistant, even Pru herself.
If he starts and he doesn't go well we should have been a bit more solicitous in giving him a bit more time to find his feet.
Malaspina Volunteer Fire Department announced that it is solicitous regarding the rates of operating a generator to render power to the fire hall in times of power outage.