Definition of overprotection in English:


Pronunciation /-ˈtekSHən/


See overprotective

‘Large corporations, mostly family-owned conglomerates, are forced to remain inactive because of the government's overprotection of labor interests to the detriment of the economy.’
  • ‘Such restlessness has not just been a by-product of institutional overprotection.’
  • ‘‘We see this overprotection now - kids are feeling stifled,’ she says.’
  • ‘It had previously been reported that overprotection by parents increased hopelessness.’
  • ‘The problem is not the meddlesome mom but the compliant son her overprotection spawned.’