Definition of caring in English:

caring

Line breaks: car¦ing
Pronunciation: /ˈkɛːrɪŋ
 
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adjective

Displaying kindness and concern for others: a caring and invaluable friend
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  • He was a caring person, a loving brother, a loyal friend and a wonderful son and grandson.
  • We happily remain committed and caring friends with great love and admiration for one another.
  • You might catch her reading stories to a younger brother or sister and be warmed by the thought of this caring bond.
Synonyms

noun

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The work or practice of looking after those unable to care for themselves, especially on account of age or illness: [as modifier]: the caring professions
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  • These are ALL highly skilled individuals who choose to go into a profession of caring.
  • What I heard, and saw a little when the curtains were drawn back, was a moving culture of caring.
  • In the last year there has been a significant increase in demand for some of the most acute areas of our caring.

Derivatives

caringly

adverb
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  • He smiled softly and caressed her face caringly.
  • He talked lovingly and caringly about the priests and people of the diocese of Waterford and Lismore.
  • Dawn walked silently to her little brother, and smiled at him, caressing his face caringly, sweetly.

caringness

noun
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  • This woman is a bully and does not have an ounce of caringness in her for anyone.
  • Connecting with nature fosters in children a great sense of caringness.
  • I think that in order to be a good technical writer you have to have an almost supernatural caringness about what you are doing.

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