/ (ˈkɛərɪŋ) /

  1. feeling or showing care and compassion: a caring attitude

  2. of or relating to professional social or medical care: nursing is a caring job

  1. the practice or profession of providing social or medical care

Words Nearby caring

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How to use caring in a sentence

  • Tim had come by this time, fastening his suspenders as he came, and caring less for his appearance than his mother.

    The Cromptons | Mary J. Holmes
  • She is also a kind mother and affectionate wife, and lives only for her family, caring little for the world.

  • Not only were there their own two wounded men, but they had picked up and were caring for six wounded guerrillas.

  • He swung into a decent-looking road that branched off to the left, wondering where it led, but not greatly caring.

    Cabin Fever | B. M. Bower
  • Not caring what the result might be, she publicly proclaimed our liaison, and I had come to live entirely at her house.

    Camille (La Dame aux Camilias) | Alexandre Dumas, fils