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mollycoddling

See definition of mollycoddling on Dictionary.com
  • as ineasy
  • as inlenient

synonyms for mollycoddling

  • flexible
  • soft
  • accommodating
  • amenable
  • benign
  • biddable
  • charitable
  • clement
  • compassionate
  • compliant
  • condoning
  • deceivable
  • deludable
  • dupable
  • easygoing
  • excusing
  • exploitable
  • fleeceable
  • forbearing
  • forgiving
  • gentle
  • gullible
  • humoring
  • indulgent
  • kindly
  • lax
  • lenient
  • liberal
  • light
  • merciful
  • mild
  • moderate
  • naive
  • pampering
  • pardoning
  • spoiling
  • submissive
  • susceptible
  • sympathetic
  • temperate
  • tractable
  • trusting
  • unburdensome
  • unoppressive
  • unsuspicious
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antonyms for mollycoddling

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  • rigid
  • stern
  • unyielding
  • demanding
  • intolerant
  • oppressive
  • strict
  • unpermissive
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How to use mollycoddling in a sentence

The hour lost in mollycoddling for lunch under the island made a difference in the work the yacht had to do.
GEOFFREY HAMPSTEADTHOMAS STINSON JARVIS
There's too much mollycoddling of these agricultural labourers, that's what I say.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 104, APRIL 29, 1893VARIOUS
And I hated him for calling out that this was what people got by mollycoddling their children.
THE PRAIRIE CHILDARTHUR STRINGER
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO MOLLYCODDLING

  • conscientious
  • finicky
  • fussy
  • mollycoddling
  • patronizing
  • protecting
  • protective
  • punctilious
  • restrictive
  • scrupulous
  • shielding
  • squeamish
  • vigilant
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.