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synonyms for overcompensation

  • amends
  • atonement
  • compensation
  • cue
  • damages
  • emolument
  • expiation
  • gravy
  • indemnification
  • indemnity
  • pay
  • payment
  • propitiation
  • quittance
  • recovery
  • redemption
  • redress
  • remuneration
  • reparation
  • repayment
  • requital
  • restitution
  • retrieval
  • return
  • reward
  • salvo
  • satisfaction
  • sweetener
  • tip
  • wages
  • bus fare
  • recoupment
  • retrievement
  • solatium

antonyms for overcompensation

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  • dissatisfaction
  • penalty
  • take
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How to use overcompensation in a sentence

However, the study warned that even light predation by humans could stimulate biological overcompensation, similar to when damaged plants rebound by producing more seeds, or coyotes react to culls by having large litters.
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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.
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You not only have to judge time, but magnitude; overcompensation is ruinous, too.
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