defensive

Defensive vs Bellicose - What's the difference?

defensive | bellicose |


As adjectives the difference between defensive and bellicose

is that defensive is while bellicose is warlike in nature; aggressive; hostile.

Defendant vs Defensive - What's the difference?

defendant | defensive |


As a verb defendant

is .

As an adjective defensive is

.

Defensive vs Hostile - What's the difference?

defensive | hostile |


As adjectives the difference between defensive and hostile

is that defensive is while hostile is belonging or appropriate to an enemy; showing the disposition of an enemy; showing ill will and malevolence, or a desire to thwart and injure; occupied by an enemy or enemies; inimical; unfriendly.

As a noun hostile is

(chiefly|in the plural) an enemy.

Defendable vs Defensive - What's the difference?

defendable | defensive |


As adjectives the difference between defendable and defensive

is that defendable is justifiable, defendable, within reason while defensive is .

Shield vs Defensive - What's the difference?

shield | defensive |


As a noun shield

is anything that protects or defends; defense; shelter; protection.

As a verb shield

is to protect, to defend.

As an adjective defensive is

.

Overprotective vs Defensive - What's the difference?

overprotective | defensive |


As adjectives the difference between overprotective and defensive

is that overprotective is excessively protective, wanting to give too much protection (especially to children) while defensive is .

Protected vs Defensive - What's the difference?

protected | defensive |


As adjectives the difference between protected and defensive

is that protected is defended while defensive is .

As a verb protected

is (protect).

Defensive vs Upset - What's the difference?

defensive | upset |


As adjectives the difference between defensive and upset

is that defensive is while upset is (of a person) angry, distressed or unhappy.

As a noun upset is

(uncountable) disturbance or disruption.

As a verb upset is

to make (a person) angry, distressed, or unhappy.

Defensive vs Protection - What's the difference?

defensive | protection |


As an adjective defensive

is .

As a noun protection is

the process of keeping (something or someone) safe.

Defensive vs Restrictive - What's the difference?

defensive | restrictive |


As adjectives the difference between defensive and restrictive

is that defensive is while restrictive is confining, limiting, containing with in defined bounds.

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