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Meaning of SOLICITUDE

Pronunciation:  su'lisi`tood

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a feeling of excessive concern
 

SOLICITUDE is a 10 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: solicitousness
 
 See Also: concern

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\So*lic"i*tude\, n. [F. sollicitude,r L.
sollicitudo.]
The state of being solicitous; uneasiness of mind occasioned
by fear of evil or desire good; anxiety.



   The many cares and great labors of worldly men, their
   solicitude and outward shows.               --Sir W.
                                               Raleigh.

   The mother looked at her with fond solicitude. --G. W.
                                               Cable.

Syn: Carefulness; concern; anxiety. See {Care}.



 

 

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