Pronunciation: (su-lis'i-tOOd", -tyOOd"), [key]
1. the state of being solicitous; anxiety or concern.
2. solicitudes,causes of anxiety or care.
3. an attitude expressing excessive attentiveness: to show great solicitude about his wife's health.
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