- n. The act of overprotecting.
- n. excessive protection
- over- + protection (Wiktionary)
“People seem to think that this kind of overprotection is a safeguard against disease and deviancy.”
“Marshall is trying to create a mind shift whereby this kind of overprotection is recast as an abuse of children's rights under the UN Rights of the Child.”
“With wisdom, they learn to never indulge in overprotection or retribution.”
“Is she, in her overprotection, preventing them from developing the tools necessary to protect themselves and survive in the "wilds" on their own?”
“HuffPost Parents recognizes that doing so is not an unreasonable reaction to the world we live in, but there is no faster way to make the joy of parenting -- and hence the quality of our parenting -- plummet than going overboard with overprotection.”
“So, like it or not, overprotection is bad preparation for an übercompetitive world.”
“American Psycho is satire, not horror - so any fanboy overprotection of the material is absurd.”
“As more and more young college students began to be referred to me with serious life problems, I was able to isolate several family patterns that strongly contribute to the mental health disorders seen on campus: rage, enmeshment parents who do not understand how essential it is to give their kids some space, rejection/abandonment, severe neglect, and extreme overprotection and overindulgence.”
“So, like it or not, overprotection is bad preparation for an Ã¼bercompetitive world.”
“If her comments to Vanity Fair are to be believed, Ms. Windsor, by contrast, conflates her school's responsibility for dealing with bullying with the current regrettable trends in overparenting and overprotection.”
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