What does the word solicitous mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Solicitousness.

  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Solicitously.

Usage examples for solicitous

  1. Then it was that I understood why the old man was so solicitous regarding John's injury. – The Minute Boys of the Mohawk Valley by James Otis
  2. Harvey D. was still neat- faced and careful of attire, still solicitous of many little things. – The Wrong Twin by Harry Leon Wilson
  3. Her after- dark experience having been to get to and from specified places as quickly as possible with Lucy for escort, solicitous when in a street car lest they should pass their destination, and trembling even more when in a cab lest the driver should have committed the variable and expansive crime of " taking something." – People of the Whirlpool by Mabel Osgood Wright