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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Solicitude \So*lic"i*tude\, n. [F. sollicitude,r L.
The state of being solicitous; uneasiness of mind occasioned
by fear of evil or desire good; anxiety.
The many cares and great labors of worldly men, their
solicitude and outward shows. --Sir W.
The mother looked at her with fond solicitude. --G. W.
Syn: Carefulness; concern; anxiety. See Care.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: a feeling of excessive concern [syn: solicitude,
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
123 Moby Thesaurus words for "solicitude":
TLC, accommodatingness, affability, agitation, agreeableness,
alarm, all-overs, amenity, angst, anticipation, anxiety,
anxiety hysteria, anxiety neurosis, anxious bench, anxious concern,
anxious seat, anxiousness, apprehension, apprehensiveness,
attention, attentiveness, calculation, cankerworm of care,
canniness, care, careful consideration, carefulness, caution,
cautiousness, circumspection, circumspectness, civility, comity,
complaisance, compunction, concern, concernment, considerateness,
consideration, courteousness, courtesy, deference,
deliberate stages, deliberateness, deliberation, delicacy,
discretion, disquiet, disquietude, distress, disturbance, dread,
fear, fearfulness, foreboding, forebodingness, forethought,
gingerliness, gracefulness, graciousness, guardedness, hedge,
hedging, heed, heedfulness, helpfulness, hesitation, indulgence,
inquietude, judiciousness, leniency, loving care, malaise,
mindfulness, misgiving, nervous strain, nervous tension,
nervousness, obligingness, overanxiety, pawkiness, perturbation,
pins and needles, politeness, preparedness, prior consultation,
prudence, prudentialness, pucker, qualm, regard, regardfulness,
respect, respectfulness, safeness, safety first, scruple,
slowness to act, solicitousness, stew, strain, suspense, tact,
tactfulness, tender loving care, tension, tentativeness,
thoroughness, thought, thoughtfulness, toleration, trouble,
uncommunicativeness, unease, uneasiness, unprecipitateness,
unquietness, upset, urbanity, vexation, watchfulness, worry,
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