Meaning of “solicitous” in the English Dictionary

"solicitous" in British English

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solicitousadjective

uk /səˈlɪs.ɪ.təs/ us /səˈlɪs.ɪ.t̬əs/ formal
solicitously
adverb uk /səˈlɪs.ɪ.təs.li/ us /səˈlɪs.ɪ.t̬əs.li/
solicitude
noun [ U ] uk /səˈlɪs.ɪ.tʃuːd/ us /səˈlɪs.ɪ.tuːd/ also solicitousness, uk /-nəs/ us

(Definition of “solicitous” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"solicitous" in American English

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solicitousadjective

us /səˈlɪs·ɪ·t̬əs/ fml

eager to help:

Carla becomes angry at her overly solicitous mother.

(Definition of “solicitous” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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