safe space

[ seyf speys ]
/ ˈseɪf ˈspeɪs /


a place that provides a physically and emotionally safe environment for a person or group of people, especially a place where people can freely express themselves without fear of prejudice, negative judgment, etc.: a safe space for single moms to share their experiences.

Origin of safe space

First recorded in 2005–10 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020