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Definitions and Synonyms of protectiveness | Another word for protectiveness | What is protectiveness?

Definition 1: the quality of providing protection - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where protectiveness or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • statistical evidence for the protectiveness of vaccination

(protectiveness is a kind of ...) an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone

"the quality of mercy is not strained"

Definition 2: a feeling of protective affection - [noun denoting feeling]

(protectiveness is a kind of ...) a positive feeling of liking

"he had trouble expressing the affection he felt" "the child won everyone's heart" "the warmness of his welcome made us feel right at home"

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