Definition of oversolicitude in US English:

oversolicitude

noun

  • See oversolicitous

    • ‘Stuttering may sometimes be caused by oversolicitude of anxious parents who apply the label ‘stuttering’ to the normal repetition of words and sounds in ordinary baby talk.’
    • ‘The last of such faults is oversolicitude for his men, which exposes him to worry and trouble.’

Pronunciation

oversolicitude

/-ˌt(y)o͞od/