Definitions for overcompensateˌoʊ vərˈkɒm pənˌseɪt

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word overcompensate

Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. over-correct, overcompensate(verb)

    make excessive corrections for fear of making an error

Wiktionary

  1. overcompensate(Verb)

    To do an excessive amount in one area in an effort to overcome a perceived lack in another area.

  2. overcompensate(Verb)

    To provide excessive pay or reward for work performed.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of overcompensate in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of overcompensate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Tim Miller:

    I think Trump is trying to overcompensate for the fact that Jeb was a successful pro-life, tax-cutting, small-government conservative governor, while he was a liberal New York socialite advocating for partial birth abortion, the biggest tax increase in American history and socialized health care.

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