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Definition of "overcompensatory" [overcompensatory]

  • Tending to overcompensate; providing excessive compensation. (adjective)

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Use "overcompensatory" in a sentence
  • "Maybe there was something overcompensatory about the generation that built them."
  • "Well, if you felt like that reaction was ridiculously overcompensatory and likely did almost nothing to make you safer in the skies other than maybe forcing you to rethink flying altogether, get ready -- crap's about to get a whole lot worse."
  • "What's the big whoop about men and their overcompensatory-rottweilers that make the whole world stop and say, The bigger, the better?"