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overcompensation

 [o″ver-kom″pen-sa´shun]
conscious or unconscious exaggerated correction for a real or imagined physical or psychological deficiency.

o·ver·com·pen·sa·tion

(ō'vĕr-kom'pen-sā'shŭn),
1. An exaggeration of personal capacity by which one overcomes a real or imagined inferiority.
2. The process in which a psychological deficiency inspires exaggerated correction.

overcompensation

(ō′vər-kŏm′pən-sā′shən)
n.
Excessive compensation, especially the exertion of effort in excess of that needed to compensate for a physical or psychological characteristic or defect.

overcompensation

Psychiatry A conscious/subconscious process in which a real/imagined physical/psychologic deficit generates an exaggerated correction

o·ver·com·pen·sa·tion

(ō'vĕr-kom'pĕn-sā'shŭn)
1. An exaggeration of personal capacity by which one overcomes a real or imagined inferiority.
2. The process in which a psychologic deficiency inspires exaggerated correction.
See: compensation
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An additional analysis (data not shown) revealed that increasing the threshold further (eg, to 81%) would not yield an even higher total overcompensation: While the 1% group with three-year spending below 80% but not below 79% is still overcompensated, the 1% group with three-year spending below 81% but not below 80% is undercompensated.
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She said: "I have instructed my officials to introduce measures to further scrutinise valuations and valuers to prevent overcompensation."
The photovoltaic industry called for a "tailor-made, technology specific support mechanism" for renewables, arguing this is the best way to avoid overcompensation. The association also said that aid in the form of feed-in tariffs should remain eligible for small-scale installations for all technologies below five megawatts.
The executive invalidated the measures in 2005, however, holding that this state aid (loans, guarantees, making available of land at advantageous prices) resulted in incompatible overcompensation because the Netherlands' social housing scheme did not target a "public of socially disadvantaged persons".
In wind, the savings amount to EUR 47 million in the same conditions."In the condition of the reduction of green certificates according to the proposed measures, the investments in the renewable energy production capacities remain stimulative for investors, as the support for wind energy, which accounts for over 80 percent of the total renewable energy production in Romania, is close to the support levels in France, Germany, Greece, Bulgaria, Spain etc.," said the bill.Renewable takes a second blowThe government mentioned overcompensation - higher return of investments due to falling equipment prices - as one of the root causes for cutting the incentives.
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Jealousy, resentment, protectionism, overcompensation, remorse, self esteem issues, increased or decreased spirituality, isolation, depression, maladaptive behaviors are just some of the manifestations that siblings exhibit.
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