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From sollus (whole, entire) + cieō (move, stir, shake).



sollicitus (feminine sollicita, neuter sollicitum, comparative sollicitior); first/second-declension adjective

  1. Thoroughly moved, agitated or disturbed; restless, unceasing.
  2. (of mental afflictions) Troubled, engaged, upset, disturbed, anxious, solicitous; afflicted.
    Synonym: perturbātus
  3. (idiomatic) Worried
    Noli sollicitus esse
    Don't worry
  4. Excited, passionate.
  5. Very careful for, concerned in, punctilious, particular about.


First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative sollicitus sollicita sollicitum sollicitī sollicitae sollicita
Genitive sollicitī sollicitae sollicitī sollicitōrum sollicitārum sollicitōrum
Dative sollicitō sollicitō sollicitīs
Accusative sollicitum sollicitam sollicitum sollicitōs sollicitās sollicita
Ablative sollicitō sollicitā sollicitō sollicitīs
Vocative sollicite sollicita sollicitum sollicitī sollicitae sollicita

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  • sollicitus”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • sollicitus”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • sollicitus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette.
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to be vexed, mortified, anxious: sollicitum esse
    • something harasses me, makes me anxious: aliquid me sollicitat, me sollicitum habet, mihi sollicitudini est, mihi sollicitudinem affert