Origin of solicitous
Examples from the Web for solicitous
In a world increasingly bending toward snark, Updike managed to remain curious, solicitous, a gentleman.
That he was solicitous for her health the nature of his schemes revealed.Dope|Sax Rohmer
The count, for he was of quality, was solicitous to return the obligation by a particular attention to his son.The Man of Feeling|Henry Mackenzie
Even when he was in Iona Columba was solicitous about his beloved monks of Durrow.Insula Sanctorum et Doctorum|John Healy
British Dictionary definitions for solicitous
Word Origin for solicitous
Word Origin and History for solicitous
1560s, from Latin sollicitus "restless, uneasy, careful, full of anxiety" (see solicit). Related: Solicitously; solicitousness.