Meaning of Overcompensate

English: Overcompensate
Type: Unknown / অজানা / अज्ञात

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Bangla Academy Dictionary:

Definition: 1

to compensate or reward excessively; overpay: Some stockholders feel the executives are being overcompensated and that bonuses should be reduced.

Definition: 2

to exhibit psychological overcompensation; strive to overcome a sense of inferiority through overt, opposite behavior: The aggressive patient may be overcompensating, and be a profoundly shy person beneath the façade.

Definition: 3

to compensate (a person or thing) excessively

Definition: 4

(intransitive) (psychol) to engage in overcompensation