the state of being solicitous; anxiety or concern.
solicitudes, causes of anxiety or care.
an attitude expressing excessive attentiveness: to show great solicitude about his wife's health.
Origin: 1375–1425; late Middle English Related forms
< Latin sollicitūdō
uneasiness of mind, derivative of sollicitus
agitated. See solicit
1. worry, care, unease, disquietude, apprehension.