Examples from the Web for compensatory
But there is a compensatory antidote: trade in the caffeine for cannabis.
Behind the impersonality of money lies an intensely personal, often compensatory compulsion.
Abstraction proves to be synthesis with compensatory universal marks in the place of the particular marks abstracted from.
As a matter of fact, most sclerotic processes are so chronic as to be compensatory in their action for many other degenerations.
Mr. McKenna shook the machine when he inserted the next nickel, but there was no compensatory flow of coins from the door.Mr. Dooley: In the Hearts of His Countrymen|Finley Peter Dunne
The result was not what he had once anticipated; but for him it was not without some compensatory circumstances.Sybil|Benjamin Disraeli
Practically all of this compensatory power is mental, hence its place in psychotherapy.