What is another word for overcompensate?

141 synonyms found


[ ˌə͡ʊvəkˈɒmpənsˌe͡ɪt], [ ˌə‍ʊvəkˈɒmpənsˌe‍ɪt], [ ˌəʊ_v_ə_k_ˈɒ_m_p_ə_n_s_ˌeɪ_t]

Synonyms for Overcompensate:

How to use "Overcompensate" in context?

When people overcompensate for their weaknesses, they often end up making more of an impact in their relationships and careers than they would have otherwise. The concept of overcompensation can be applied to anything from our personalities to our careers.

People often overcompensate for their weaknesses by trying to be too strong or too demanding in their relationships and careers. This can often backfire and make the situation much worse. For example, a person who is shy may overcompensate by becoming very outspoken in their relationships. This can jar their partner and make them feel attacked, which can lead to a break-up.

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