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overprotective

adjective

Synonyms of overprotective

trying too hard to protect someone (such as a child) from danger
  • His overprotective mother won't let him go out after dark.
  • He is overprotective of his little sister.

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“Overprotective.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/overprotective. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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