caring

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From care +‎ -ing. The adjective follows from the verb.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

caring (comparative more caring, superlative most caring)

  1. (of a person) Kind, sensitive, empathetic.
    She's a very caring person; she always has a kind word for everyone.

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VerbEdit

caring

  1. Present participle of care.

Related termsEdit

  • caring profession

NounEdit

caring (plural carings)

  1. The act of one who cares.
    • 1988, Thomas Stephen Szasz, The Myth of Psychotherapy (page 183)
      As I showed, although some rhetoricians, such as Mesmer and Erb, claimed that their interventions were medical treatments, others, such as Freud and Jung, claimed that their interventions were both medical curings and spiritual carings.

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