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Origin of overcompensation
OTHER WORDS FROM overcompensationo·ver·com·pen·sa·to·ry [oh-ver-kuhm-pen-suh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee], /ˈoʊ vər kəmˈpɛn səˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/, adjective
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How to use overcompensation in a sentence
This is particularly important for fine hair because an overcompensation for lack of power with increased heat won’t do much to boost volume and can quickly cause damage.The best hair dryer: Get a salon-worthy blowout at home|Carsen Joenk|January 22, 2021|Popular Science
Perhaps it was some misguided means of overcompensation, an unconscious need to exert control over our situation.The Extinction Parade: An Original Zombie Story by Max Brooks|Max Brooks|January 14, 2011|DAILY BEAST
You not only have to judge time, but magnitude; overcompensation is ruinous, too.Unwise Child|Gordon Randall Garrett