Definition of caring in English:


Line breaks: car¦ing
Pronunciation: /ˈkɛːrɪŋ



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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.



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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.


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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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