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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

      n : a feeling of excessive concern [syn: solicitude]