Overcompensate in a Sentence ๐Ÿ”Š

Definition of Overcompensate

to take extreme measures to correct a perceived weakness, error, or problem

Examples of Overcompensate in a sentence

The young mother tried to overcompensate for her lack of experience through buying her child lots of expensive gifts. ๐Ÿ”Š

Since he was a weak math student, the student tended to overcompensate by doing exceptionally well in other subjects. ๐Ÿ”Š

The macho man was known for his tendency to overcompensate for his lack in height trough his toughness. ๐Ÿ”Š

Because she felt so worthless inside, the insecure girl tried to overcompensate through an โ€œI donโ€™t careโ€™ attitude.  ๐Ÿ”Š

Because he was so geeky in school, the man tried to overcompensate by being a playboy during his twenties.  ๐Ÿ”Š

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