(?), a.[L. sollicitus, solicitus. See Solicit, v. t.] Disposed to solicit; eager to obtain something desirable, or to avoid anything evil; concerned; anxious; careful. "Solicitous of my reputation." Dryden. "He was solicitous for his advice." Calerendon.
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Enjoy the present, whatsoever it be, and be not solicitous about the future.
Jer. Taylor.
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The colonel had been intent upon other things, and not enough solicitous to finish the fortifications.
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-- So*lic"it*ous*ly, adv. -- So*lic"it*ous*ness, n.
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