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Synonyms for overcompensate
ˌoʊ vərˈkɒm pənˌseɪtover·com·pen·sate

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  1. cover, compensate, overcompensateverb

    make up for shortcomings or a feeling of inferiority by exaggerating good qualities

    "he is compensating for being a bad father"

    Synonyms:
    brood, get over, embrace, right, plow, wrap up, enshroud, pay, make up, compensate, breed, recompense, encompass, overlay, continue, remunerate, even out, treat, hatch, incubate, report, track, extend, repair, cut across, cut through, deal, shroud, correct, counterbalance, underwrite, even up, address, spread over, hide, traverse, pass over, even off, comprehend, handle, over-correct, cover, cross, redress, get across, pay off, cover up, insure, indemnify

  2. over-correct, overcompensateverb

    make excessive corrections for fear of making an error

    Synonyms:
    cover, compensate, over-correct

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How to use overcompensate in a sentence?

  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.

  2. Wizdom Powell:

    Those are the kinds of conversations that lead us towards a society where men and women are free to experience a full range of emotions that's not likely to overcompensate for the lack of access with violence.

  3. Brianna Moore:

    They'll grow so fast they may overcompensate, which actually puts them at risk for obesity, metabolic syndrome and Type 2 diabetes later in life.


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