overprotection overprotection  /ˌoʊ vər prə ˈtɛk ʃən/

Definition(s):

  • (n) excessive protection

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Perhaps more than anyone else, the campus newspaper, the Stanford Daily, has set the standard for Chelsea overprotection.
  2. Justice Antonin Scalia wrote in the court opinion that the Endangered Species Act's citizen-suit provision should allow people to sue the government for overprotection as well.
  3. The fanatic overprotection of women is fast making us an infantile nation.
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