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English definition of “solicitous”


adjective     /səˈlɪs.ɪ.təs/ US  /-t̬əs/ formal
showing care and helpful attention to someone: He made a solicitous enquiry after her health.Kind and thoughtful solicitously     /-li/ adverb solicitude     /-tjuːd/ US  /-tuːd/ noun [U] (also solicitousness,   /-nəs/   )
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