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protective

see definition of protective
  • adjguarding, securing
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Synonyms for protective

adj guarding, securing
  • careful
  • defensive
  • jealous
  • possessive
  • vigilant
  • warm
  • watchful
  • conservational
  • conservative
  • covering
  • custodial
  • emergency
  • guardian
  • insulating
  • preservative
  • protecting
  • safeguarding
  • sheltering
  • shielding

Antonyms for protective

  • careless
  • inattentive
  • negligent
  • attacking
  • harmful
  • hurtful
  • injurious
  • threatening
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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adjective. cautious; painstaking

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adjective. desirous; wary

maternal

adjective. motherly

more careful

adjective. cautious; painstaking
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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