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.
Summary: Amroha (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Apr 5 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday lambasted opposition parties for being solicitous to Pakistan and terrorists, saying Congress, Samajwadi Party and BSP's "lenient attitude" has strengthened the terrorist groups operating from Pakistan.
With the current government having expressed its intent to do so (despite its platform of governance and legislative reforms) and given its atypically solicitous signals towards opposition parties on the subject, the onus of putting up a strong resistance lies with the latter.
I am not attempting here to appear solicitous or 'sipsip' if you may ( as I am no longer in government) but it has to be acknowledged by all that this Bangsamoro milestone would have not been really possible were it not for the fact that a Mayor Duterte is now sitting there in Malacanang as president.
But he's solicitous for her to make sure she's okay.
The municipality of Malvar, Batangas, through the solicitous concern of Mayor Alberto C.
It was one of those nonlife-threatening childhood diseases or a cold, but I had a temperature, and my solicitous mother
It's said that the man had no real idea about the import of the DNA tests - but that is how he was nailed, Muhammad Imran, the "solicitous neighbour" and naat khwan.
We're overrun with solicitous, welcoming customer service reps and improvement-oriented surveys.