from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Feeling and exhibiting concern and empathy for others: "We formed Generations United to argue for a caring society” ( Jack Ossofsky).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Kind, sensitive, empathetic.
- v. Present participle of care.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. feeling and exhibiting concern and empathy for others
- n. a loving feeling
From care + -ing. The adjective follows from the verb. (Wiktionary)