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Synonyms for overcompensation
ˈoʊ 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

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  1. List of paraphrases for "overcompensation":

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