Definitions for overcompensationˈoʊ vərˌkɒm pənˈseɪ ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. overcompensation(noun)

    (psychiatry) an attempt to overcome a real or imagined defect or unwanted trait by overly exaggerating its opposite

  2. overcompensation(noun)

    excessive compensation

Wiktionary

  1. overcompensation(Noun)

    An excess amount provided in one area in an effort to overcome a perceived lack in another area.

  2. overcompensation(Noun)

    Excessive pay or reward provided for work performed.

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