SOLICITOUS in a Sentence

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solicitous
 a.  worried or concerned; full of desire; expressing care or concern
Example Sentence:
1  The employer was very solicitous about the health of her employees as replacements were difficult to get.
2  He was very solicitous for her safe return.
3  She had actively solicited funds for her election campaign.
4  He's already solicited their support on health care reform.
5  "And old Madam Reed, or the Misses, her daughters, will be solicited by you to seek a place, I suppose?" "No, sir; I am not on such terms with my relatives as would justify me in asking favours of them--but I shall advertise."
6  The current level of aggressive solicitation is slowly choking the life out of this business district.
7  Republican leaders are making open solicitation of the Italian-American vote.
8  Knowing she needed to have a solid majority for the budget to pass, the mayor telephoned all the members of the city council to solicit their votes.
9  They send representatives abroad to solicit business.
Classic Sentence: (35 in 3 pages)
1  Mrs. Fisher looked about her with the eye of the solicitous hostess.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 6
2  She seemed indifferent to her possessions, was not half so solicitous about them as her friends were.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: VII
3  She was solicitous about his health and his welfare.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XXIV
4  One would be tenderly solicitous.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 5
5  You are too solicitous about him.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 39. WICKFIELD AND HEEP
6  It was at that time that mama was most solicitous about my Cousin Maldon.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 45. MR. DICK FULFILS MY AUNT'S PREDICTIONS
7  You are very solicitous about my happiness and his.
Arms and the Man By George Bernard Shaw
Get Context   In ACT III
8  Then he became alarmed, and dared not stay any longer at Nimes, so he solicited a change of residence, and, as he was in reality very influential, he was nominated to Versailles.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 44. The Vendetta.
9  Noirtier looked the permission which she solicited.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 78. We hear From Yanina.
10  and orders are respectfully solicited.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TEN
11  He solicited the society of no one more.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
12  The boatswain, unmanned for the first time, respectfully dried his eyes on the Jack, and then cheering up, and addressing Mr. Wopsle as Your Honor, solicited permission to take him by the fin.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XLVII
13  'He means, solicited by him, Mr. Copperfield,' said Mrs. Micawber, archly.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 28. Mr. MICAWBER'S GAUNTLET
14  Therefore he had not solicited a boat's crew from them, nor had he in any way hinted his desires on that head.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 50. Ahab's Boat and Crew. Fedallah.
15  When the chief, who had solicited the aid of Duncan, finished his pipe, he made a final and successful movement toward departing.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 24