solicitous
[ suh-lis-i-tuhs ]
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Part of Speech adjective
Origin + Etymology
Mid 16th century; Latin from Latin sollicitus (see solicit) + -ous
Synonyms
  • concerned
  • caring
  • attentive
  • mindful
  • interested
  • considerate
Antonyms
  • inattentive
  • easy-going
  • laid-back
  • unafraid
  • unworried
Definition
characterized by or showing interest or concern
Example
The teacher was extremely caring, always solicitous about the wellbeing of his students.
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