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Meaning of OVERCOMPENSATE

Pronunciation:  `owvu'kâmpen`seyt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  make excessive corrections for fear of making an error
  2. [v]  make up for shortcomings or a feeling of inferiority by exaggerating good qualities; "he is compensating for being a bad father"
 

OVERCOMPENSATE is a 14 letter word that starts with O.

 

 Synonyms: compensate, cover, over-correct
 
 See Also: compensate, correct, counterbalance, even off, even out, even up, redress, right

 

 

 

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