She had possessed his lips, she had possessed his thought and solicitude.
Meanwhile, the object of their solicitude tossed and burned on his bed of pain.
It was only another example of my solicitude for you; another instance that deserves your thanks, but elicits your ingratitude.
How little does that husband deserve the solicitude of such a wife!
Perhaps another time my solicitude will be less unfortunate.
With the solicitude of the typical mother she arranged the windows.
I thank you for the solicitude that you express on the subject of my present studies.
He turned to her, all solicitude and gentleness, to inquire the reason of her outburst.
You know how dearly I love that child, and the solicitude I feel for him.
Or let a sick man be attended with a like solicitude by both.
early 15c., from Middle French solicitude (Modern French sollicitude), and directly from Latin sollicitudinem (nominative solicitudo) "anxiety, uneasiness of mind," noun of state from past participle stem of solicitare (see solicit).