From Old French, from Latinsollicitudo (“anxiety"), from sollicitus, solicitus (“anxious, solicitous"); see solicitous.
Solicitude Sentence Examples
All the horrors of the reign of terror were based only on solicitude for public tranquillity.
At the close of 1808, while Napoleon was in Spain, Talleyrand entered into certain relations with his former rival Fouche (q.v.), which aroused the solicitude of the emperor and hastened his return to Paris.
Anne herself had a natural feeling for her brother, and had shown great solicitude concerning his treatment when a price had been set on his head at the time of the Scottish expedition in 1708.
The development of agriculture and education are objects of special solicitude to the French authorities.
His report of this expedition upon his return to Washington, D.C., in 1844, aroused much solicitude for California, which, it was feared, might, in the event of war then threatening between the United States and Mexico, be seized by Great Britain.