overprotection


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o·ver·pro·tect

 (ō′vər-prə-tĕkt′)
tr.v. o·ver·pro·tect·ed, o·ver·pro·tect·ing, o·ver·pro·tects
To protect too much; coddle: overprotected their children.

o′ver·pro·tec′tion n.
o′ver·pro·tec′tive adj.
o′ver·pro·tec′tive·ness n.

overprotection

(ˌəʊvəprəˈtɛkʃən)
n
the act or instance of being overprotective
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.overprotection - excessive protectionoverprotection - excessive protection      
protection - the activity of protecting someone or something; "the witnesses demanded police protection"
Translations

overprotection

[ˌəʊvəprəˈtekʃən] Nexceso m de protrección, sobreprotección f
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She told me kids today "have fewer opportunities to practice social-emotional skills, whether it's because they live in a violent community where they can't go outside, or whether it's because there's overprotection of kids and they don't get the independence to walk down to the corner store."
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To a question whether allowing an foreign airline biggest plane on our airport was not detrimental to the business of the national flag carrier (PIA), he said protecting our own airline was a good thing but 'overprotection often leads to inefficiency.' Instead of protecting PIA we should let it compete with other airlines of the world, said Lodhi.
Concerns about overprotection of intellectual property acting as a barrier to innovation and its diffusion are not new.
In addition, copyright law is concerned that overprotection of words and short phrases would stifle the creativity that copyright is intended to foster by restricting the use of words and phrases to whomever was first to claim copyright.
Through meta-analysis of 325 reports, Pinquart (2013) identified differences between the two groups, with parents of children with a CPC demonstrating less parental warmth, more demandingness, and more overprotection than parents of healthy children.
Findings suggest that there are three main dimensions of parental rearing behaviors: emotional warmth, associated with positive developmental outcomes, and overprotection and rejection, associated with negative outcomes (Baker & Hoerger, 2012).
It's hard to avoid the conclusion that the overprotection of children and the hypersensitivity of college students could be two sides of the same coin.
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The "dysfunctional parenting" specifically associated with two key factors i.e., care and overprotection of both mother and father was focused.