solicitude

  • 1 Solicitude — 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. [1913 Webster] The many cares and great labors of worldly men, their solicitude and outward …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 solicitude — Solicitude, Solicitudo. Je suis icy en grande solicitude, Maximam hic solicitudinem curamque sustineo. Solicitudes dures, Curae acerbae. Soing et solicitudes qui rendent l homme palle, Pallentes curae. Elle employe toute sa solicitude en toy.… …

    Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • 3 solicitude — early 15c., from O.Fr. solicitude or directly from L. solicitudo, from solicitare (see SOLICIT (Cf. solicit)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 solicitude — index benevolence (disposition to do good), concern (interest), consideration (sympathetic regard), interest (concern), precaution …

    Law dictionary

  • 5 solicitude — s. f. 1. Qualidade de solícito. 2. Cuidado. 3. Atividade. 4. Diligência …

    Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • 6 solicitude — *care, concern, anxiety, worry Analogous words: misgiving, *apprehension, foreboding, presentiment: compunction, *qualm, scruple: *fear, alarm, consternation, dismay Antonyms: negligence: unmindfulness …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 7 solicitude — [n] worry, anxiety attention, attentiveness, care, compunction, concern, concernment, considerateness, consideration, disquiet, disquietude, heed, presentiment, qualm, regard, scruple, tender loving care*, TLC*, unease, uneasiness, watchfulness;… …

    New thesaurus

  • 8 solicitude — ► NOUN ▪ care or concern …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 solicitude — [sə lis′əto͞od΄, sə lis′ətyo͞od΄] n. [ME < L sollicitudo] 1. the state of being solicitous; care, concern, etc.; sometimes, excessive care or concern 2. [pl.] causes of care or concern SYN. CARE …

    English World dictionary

  • 10 solicitude — n. to show solicitude for * * * [sə lɪsɪtjuːd] to show solicitude for …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 11 solicitude — [[t]səlɪ̱sɪtjuːd, AM tuːd[/t]] N UNCOUNT Solicitude is anxious concern for someone. [FORMAL] He is full of tender solicitude towards my sister …

    English dictionary

  • 12 solicitude — noun Date: 15th century 1. a. the state of being concerned and anxious b. attentive care and protectiveness; also an attitude of earnest concern or attention < expressed solicitude for his health > 2. a cause of care or concern usually used in… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 13 solicitude — /seuh lis i toohd , tyoohd /, n. 1. the state of being solicitous; anxiety or concern. 2. solicitudes, causes of anxiety or care. 3. an attitude expressing excessive attentiveness: to show great solicitude about his wife s health. [1375 1425;… …

    Universalium

  • 14 solicitude — so|lic|i|tude [səˈlısıtju:d US tu:d] n [U] formal care and concern for someone s health, safety etc ▪ She was grateful to him for his solicitude …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 solicitude — noun a) The state of being solicitous; uneasiness of mind occasioned by fear of evil or desire for good; anxiety. b) A feeling of excessive concern. See Also: solicit, solicitation, solicitor, solicitous …

    Wiktionary

  • 16 solicitude — Synonyms and related words: TLC, accommodatingness, affability, agitation, agreeableness, alarm, all overs, amenity, angst, anticipation, anxiety, anxiety hysteria, anxiety neurosis, anxious bench, anxious concern, anxious seat, anxiousness,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 17 solicitude — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. care, concern, anxiety; consideration; uneasiness. See desire, fear. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. anxiety, watchfulness, concern; see care 2 . See Synonym Study at care . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n.… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 18 solicitude — so|lic|i|tude [ sə lısı,tud ] noun uncount FORMAL behavior that shows you care about someone s health, feelings, safety, etc …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 19 solicitude — so lic·i·tude || sÉ™ lɪsɪtuːd / tju n. worry, anxiety, uneasiness; care, concern …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 20 solicitude — noun care or concern. Origin ME: from OFr. sollicitude, from L. sollicitudo, from sollicitus (see solicit) …

    English new terms dictionary