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overprotective

see definition of overprotective
  • adjunduly protective
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Synonyms for overprotective

adj unduly protective
  • protecting
  • protective
  • shielding
  • grandmotherly
  • nannyish
  • vigilant
  • conscientious
  • finicky
  • fussy
  • mollycoddling
  • patronizing
  • punctilious
  • restrictive
  • scrupulous
  • squeamish

Antonyms for overprotective

  • careless
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.