Disposed to solicit; eager to obtain something desirable, or to avoid anything evil; concerned; anxious; careful.
- Anxious or concerned: a solicitous parent.
- Expressing care or concern: made solicitous inquiries about our family. See Synonyms at thoughtful.
- Full of desire; eager.
- Marked by or given to anxious care and often hovering attentiveness.
- Extremely careful; meticulous: solicitous in matters of behavior.