Definitions for overcompensateˌoʊ vərˈkɒm pənˌseɪt
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cover, compensate, overcompensate(verb)
make up for shortcomings or a feeling of inferiority by exaggerating good qualities
"he is compensating for being a bad father"
make excessive corrections for fear of making an error
To do an excessive amount in one area in an effort to overcome a perceived lack in another area.
To provide excessive pay or reward for work performed.
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