What does overcompensation mean?

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


  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.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of overcompensation in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of overcompensation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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