Defensive Synonyms and Antonyms

Protective, watchful
  1. offensive
  2. aggressive
  3. undefensive
  4. unprotective
  5. combative
  6. unwatchful
  7. unwary
An attitude of defensiveness (especially in the phrase `on the defensive')
  1. defensive attitude

Words Related to Defensive

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