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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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We went through the whole lineup with a staff solicitously following us.
He helped push the little white car with its red hood to the side, and was solicitously asking me if I was OK.
Even as nature solicitously ushers her forward towards her destiny (a meadow "carpets" her footsteps, flowers "crown her head," and a brook acts as a "glass"), Mary also retreats to the original language spoken by Adam and Eve:
Justice Guest spoke of the donor's suitability as a role model in the future development of Patrick commenting that 'the child bears his genetic blue print', he has 'actively, solicitously and patiently contributed to his conception,' and despite hostility from the mother 'considerable credit should be accorded to the father for his patience and sensitivity'.
In meeting with high-level evangelical Christian leaders, and solicitously mentioning "the evangelicals" at opportune moments, Trump is in many ways conducting the campaign of the past, summoning the ghosts of past giants and faded institutions.
He must have seen it in her; he was staring at her solicitously.
Needless to say, the state solicitously provides medical attention;
When he reached the fourteen-year-old Carbajo girl, he seemed unusually attentive, solicitously asking her name.
My hostess solicitously whisked me to a conference room, fetched me a strong Georgian coffee, pointed to the restrooms, and promised she would join me in a few minutes.
As the poem opens, "Hie" [this one] inquires solicitously why his neighbor seems disconsolate.
While male colleagues crashed around the property pulling down every ceiling - to ensure embers weren't still glowing - and pumping tons of water into the prim wee home the crew's lone lady member solicitously wiped her feet every time she entered.
For Gertrude Stein, a comma was like a butler, solicitously reminding you to breathe and helping you find your slippers; as it turns out, commas are also like butlers in that they can testify against their employers and rat them out.
Menaldo, 2013) Transformational leaders create a supportive work environment, and offer constructive suggestions to employees, should be associated with empowered followers who possess relevant identification with their organizations, construct a strategic and creative perspective that is convincing, listen solicitously and pay careful attention to their followers' needs for achievement and growth, provide followers with important opportunities for decision latitude, challenge, and responsibility, and may have relevant effect on levels of organizational identification among followers by creating an outstanding sense of psychological empowerment.
Sad to the point of inertia, he "spent days in front of the television weeping," and eventually sought psychiatric help from a Cincinnati clinician, who solicitously put him on Elavil, an antidepressant for which he repeatedly renewed the prescription by phone.
Instead, culminating the play with Heracles ex machina, Sophocles successfully produces a thematically consistent tragedy, expertly broaches the subject of the social and political problems in his contemporary society, and solicitously invites a long-term scrutiny of the serious medical problems caused by wars.