overprotect

[ US /ˌoʊvɝpɹəˈtɛkt/ ]
VERB
  1. protect excessively
    Don't overprotect your son--he is an adult now!
  2. care for like a mother
    She fusses over her husband
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How To Use overprotect In A Sentence

  • Lee has reasons to be a little neurotic, among them an alcoholic father, an overprotective mother and a shallow newlywed sister.
  • Ally's just important to me and I was being a little overprotective.
  • Frissa had always been overprotective of him against other women.
  • Although parents are advised to treat their child as normally as possible, many parents overprotect and overindulge their child.
  • After three years, he decides to play overprotective best friend?
  • It has reignited the debate over whether authorities are being overprotective of children.
  • And it was a message that was a heat-seeking mis- sile aimed at otherwise clear-thinking individuals who come from the most coddled, overprotected, information-drenched generation in American history. OBAMA ZOMBIES
  • It had previously been reported that overprotection by parents increased hopelessness.
  • Overprotectionism is killing the age old theory that sometimes the best way to learn what is dangerous is to get hit in the eye with a conker…
  • Travelling with a teenage daughter carried its own concerns for an overprotective father, but it also prompted otherwise unlikely encounters.
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