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Definition of 'overcompensate'

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  1. make up for shortcomings or a feeling of inferiority by exaggerating good qualities; "he is compensating for being a bad father"
       Synonyms: cover compensate
  2. make excessive corrections for fear of making an error
       Synonyms: over-correct

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