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overcompensations

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  • n. Plural form of overcompensation.

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Examples

  • There the truth will be found by reading between the lines, looking for overcompensations, misdirections and nonsense.

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  • The lack of confidence that people like Kilmeade have in American institutions and civilization is really puzzling; one of the worst things about BushWorld was the way in which that same lack of confidence, and its belligerent overcompensations, came to power.

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  • IANAT, but you sound remarkably insecure and the narcissistic tendancies (believing you deserve everyone's adoration, etc) are just overcompensations.

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  • But the above sounds, despite my overcompensations, quite unnatural in English, and having "in order for" twice (even once) in a sentence is clunky and the sentence as a whole misses the modern American-style friendliness common to just about everything nowadays.

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