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synonyms for overprotective

  • protecting
  • protective
  • shielding
  • vigilant
  • conscientious
  • finicky
  • fussy
  • mollycoddling
  • patronizing
  • punctilious
  • restrictive
  • scrupulous
  • squeamish
On this page you'll find 16 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to overprotective, such as: protecting, protective, shielding, null, null, and vigilant.

antonyms for overprotective

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  • careless
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How to use overprotective in a sentence

Eileen Gu got into extreme sports because of an overprotective mother.
FREE-SKIER EILEEN GU NAVIGATES THE ROAD TO THE WINTER OLYMPICS IN BEIJINGCHARLIE CAMPBELLJANUARY 7, 2022TIME
So instead of trying to be overprotective and close-minded, which could push Charlie away, she chooses to equip her daughter to handle different circumstances.
HOW BALANCING BEING A PARENT AND A FRIEND LED TO THE CLOSE-KNIT BOND BETWEEN TAMMY RIVERA AND DAUGHTER CHARLIEVICTORIA UWUMAROGIEMAY 14, 2021ESSENCE.COM
People sometimes complain that modern moms and dads are too nervous and overprotective, and that “back in our day,” parenting was a more relaxed and hands-off endeavor.
BEST BABY MONITOR: HOW TO FIND THE RIGHT ONE FOR YOUR FAMILYPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMJANUARY 29, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
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