Synonyms and Antonyms of self–protective
intended to resist or prevent attack or aggression a self-protective gesture to ward off the blow Synonyms protective, self-protectiveRelated Words deterrent, preventive; safe, secureNear Antonyms aggressive, bellicose, belligerent, combative, contentious, in-your-face, militant, pugnacious, quarrelsome, scrappy, truculent, warlikeAntonyms offensive
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