mollycoddle


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Synonyms for mollycoddle

Synonyms for mollycoddle

to treat with indulgence and often overtender care

a person who behaves in a childish, weak, or spoiled way

Synonyms for mollycoddle

a pampered darling

treat with excessive indulgence

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9We asked staff at Anna Davies, Betws y Coed: Do we mollycoddle our children too much?
And, in the meantime, I'll start weaning Secondborn off her breakfast tray and myself off the urge to mollycoddle at home.
"He's going to have a shorter period to learn and it's not as if you could mollycoddle him for four to five years and then stick him in for a world title.
According to authorMichael Grose, micro family parents mollycoddle their offspring, solving all their problems for them.
"If you mollycoddle someone, you look after them, but where does it originate?" he said.
For the price of one flower-laden plant in May you'll get a dozen or so baby geraniums now to mollycoddle on your windowsill.
Their refusal to mollycoddle an exaggerating male often brings on a sharp pain in the a**e.
OLE GUNNAR SOLSKJAER has been appointed new Cardiff boss and has told the players he won't mollycoddle them, he won't browbeat them - and he won't bring them on until the 83rd minute.
Maybe children are becoming soft about playing outdoors because we mollycoddle them too much.
I AM sick to death with the way we mollycoddle drug dealers, murderers, child molesters etc.
I don't think parents should mollycoddle their kids out of fear as it will only hinder their development in facing the real world.
But now she mollycoddles Bambi and the boyfriend isn't getting a look in.
BEN Fogle has said society today avoids risk and "mollycoddles" children, as he prepares to attempt to climb Mount Everest.
Political Manhood: Red Bloods, Mollycoddles, and the Politics of Progressive Era Reform.
All this has done is raised awareness for the group but more so the criminal justice system that mollycoddles the evil.