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Definition of "protectiveness" [pro•tect•ive•ness]

  • The quality of being protective (noun)

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Use "protectiveness" in a sentence
  • "Yes, Bella generally doesn't stand for his overt 'protectiveness', but Eddie still comes off like a future domestic-abuser more so than the first two pictures."
  • "The punditocracy's "protectiveness" toward Obama is patronizing and insulting."
  • "With all the times this past year that I've gotten upset while speaking with Candi that she would feel that kind of protectiveness in her dream .."