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