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  • adj. Not solicitous.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not solicitous.


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un- +‎ solicitous


  •     He'd come uninvited, but not unexpected; if it was rude of us to be such unsolicitous hosts, I told myself, it was only rudeness paid in kind, so we tried to forgive one another, Willie and I, for our eager, curious hunger grown insatiable.

    Heron Lake

  • And, if they don't like it, people are likely to be far less irritated and unsolicitous having shelled out only $2 than being out $8 and have five beers they don't like.

    A Frustrating Quest

  • If we enter the nearest institution of Charity Sisters, Sisters of Mercy, or of the Poor, we cannot fail to remark the contrast between the healthful, cheery, unsolicitous countenances of the inmates, and the nervous, suffering, careworn faces of the wives and mothers in our midst.

    The Continental Monthly, Vol. 5, No. 4, April, 1864

  • Like most supernatural virtues, it has a laic shadow; the counsel to abstain, and to be unsolicitous, is one not only of perfection, but also of polity.

    The Precept of Peace

  • On the right, perhaps, would be a shop all open to the road, where, cross-legged upon a kind of daïs, the merchant sat among his piled wares, unenterprising and unsolicitous, serenely confident in the balance-sheet of fate.

    Apologia Diffidentis

  • As to what became of them, Tanqueray had never seen anybody more unsolicitous, more reckless of the dark event.

    The Creators A Comedy

  • Mr Elliot had attempted no apology, and shewn himself as unsolicitous of being longer noticed by the family, as Sir Walter considered him unworthy of it: all acquaintance between them had ceased.


  • Meshach kept him respectably dressed, but paid him no wages; the negro had what he wanted, but wanted little; on more than one occasion the court had imposed penalties on Samson's breaches of the peace, and he lay in jail, unsolicitous and proud, until Meshach Milburn paid the fine, which he did grudgingly; for money was Meshach's sole pursuit, and he spent nothing upon himself.

    The Entailed Hat Or, Patty Cannon's Times

  • Its common aspect is one of unsolicitous observation, as if surveying a full field and having leisure to dart on its chosen morsels, without any fluttering eagerness.

    Complete Short Works of George Meredith

  • We have not yet learned to wear its simple truths with the graceful ease and quiet air of unsolicitous assurance with which the titled European does his social fictions.

    Tales and Sketches, Complete Volume V., the Works of Whittier: Tales and Sketches


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