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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 so·lic·i·tous /səˈlɪsətəs, ˈlɪstəs/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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"