Definitions for overcompensationˈoʊ vərˌkɒm pənˈseɪ ʃən
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(psychiatry) an attempt to overcome a real or imagined defect or unwanted trait by overly exaggerating its opposite
An excess amount provided in one area in an effort to overcome a perceived lack in another area.
Excessive pay or reward provided for work performed.
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