so·lic·i·tous /səˈlɪsətəs, ˈlɪstəs/
So·lic·it·ous a. 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.
Enjoy the present, whatsoever it be, and be not solicitous about the future. --Jer. Taylor.
The colonel had been intent upon other things, and not enough solicitous to finish the fortifications. --Clarendon.
-- So*lic*it*ous*ly, adv. -- So*lic*it*ous*ness, n.
adj 1: full of anxiety and concern; "solicitous parents";
"solicitous about the future"
2: showing hovering attentiveness; "solicitous about about her
health"; "made solicitous inquiries about our family"