solicitude

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French, from Latin sollicitudo (anxiety), from sollicitus, solicitus (anxious, solicitous); see solicitous.

Noun[edit]

solicitude (usually uncountable, plural solicitudes)

  1. The state of being solicitous; uneasiness of mind occasioned by fear of evil or desire for good; anxiety.
  2. A feeling of excessive concern.

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