OVERCOMPENSATION

noun. Reference: compensation.

OVERCOMPENSATION: "It seems like there is a great overcompensation on Sherry's part toward her children, perhaps in effort to make up for the time she missed during their childhoods."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "OVERCOMPENSATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/overcompensation/ (accessed March 28, 2020).
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