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synonyms for overprotective

  • protecting
  • protective
  • shielding
  • vigilant
  • conscientious
  • finicky
  • fussy
  • mollycoddling
  • patronizing
  • punctilious
  • restrictive
  • scrupulous
  • squeamish
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antonyms for overprotective

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  • careless
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How to use overprotective in a sentence

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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