Hand-holding meaning

handhōldiŋ
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The providing of attentive support or instruction, as to calm or lessen anxiety or fear.
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The holding of hands.
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The definition of hand holding is an expression meaning providing someone with guidance, assistance, encouragement or aid and support to lessen anxiety.

An example of hand holding is a providing information and answering questions to help a new employee.

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(by extension, of a couple) Deeply and ostentatiously in love.
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Holding hands.
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Origin of hand-holding