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Synonyms for overcompensation
ˈoʊ vərˌkɒm pənˈseɪ ʃənover·com·pen·sa·tion

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  1. overcompensationnoun

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

  2. overcompensationnoun

    excessive compensation

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