Meaning of solicitude

so•lic•i•tude

Pronunciation: (su-lis'i-td", -tyd"), [key]
— n.
  1. the state of being solicitous; anxiety or concern.
  2. causes of anxiety or care.
  3. an attitude expressing excessive attentiveness: to show great solicitude about his wife's health.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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