Definition of overprotection in English:

overprotection

noun

  • See overprotective

    • ‘The problem is not the meddlesome mom but the compliant son her overprotection spawned.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘It had previously been reported that overprotection by parents increased hopelessness.’
    • ‘Such restlessness has not just been a by-product of institutional overprotection.’
    • ‘‘We see this overprotection now - kids are feeling stifled,’ she says.’

Pronunciation

overprotection

/ˌəʊvəprəˈtɛkʃ(ə)n/