Origin of solicitous
Examples from the Web for solicitousness
His solicitousness alarmed her more than positive enmity on his part.Mystery Ranch|Arthur Chapman
He waved aside Braceway's solicitousness about his strength.The Winning Clue|James Hay, Jr.
But her father, who called himself agnostic, had quietly pooh-poohed his wife's solicitousness regarding the little virtues.Painted Veils|James Huneker
Pehrson was a good man, but this kind of solicitousness Baker found annoying.The Great Gray Plague|Raymond F. Jones
British Dictionary definitions for solicitousness
Word Origin for solicitous
Word Origin and History for solicitousness
1560s, from Latin sollicitus "restless, uneasy, careful, full of anxiety" (see solicit). Related: Solicitously; solicitousness.