What does solicitude mean?

Definitions for solicitude
səˈlɪs ɪˌtud, -ˌtyudso·lic·i·tude

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. solicitude, solicitousnessnoun

    a feeling of excessive concern


  1. solicitudenoun

    The state of being solicitous; uneasiness of mind occasioned by fear of evil or desire for good; anxiety.

  2. solicitudenoun

    A feeling of excessive concern.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Solicitudenoun

    the state of being solicitous; uneasiness of mind occasioned by fear of evil or desire good; anxiety

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of solicitude in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of solicitude in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of solicitude in a Sentence

  1. Steven Vladeck:

    The Court historically has shown special procedural solicitude to the President in cases like this, and usually goes out of The Court way to ensure that the President is given his due without regard to the substantive claims he's raising, through that lens, a grant here would simply be the Supreme Court saying that it should be up to the Justices, and not the lower courts, to decide when an under what circumstances the President's personal information can properly be subject to a subpoena.

  2. The Hitopadesa:

    A hundred long leagues is no distance for him who would quench the thirst of covetousness; but a contented mind has no solicitude for grasping wealth.

  3. John Updike:

    Perfectionism is the enemy of creation, as extreme self-solicitude is the enemy of well-being.

  4. Elizabeth Bowen:

    Only in a house where one has learnt to be lonely does one have this solicitude for things. One's relation to them, the daily seeing or touching, begins to become love, and to lay one open to pain.

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    a state of acute pain
    • A. suffering
    • B. plantation
    • C. humility
    • D. bias

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