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something (such as money) given or received as payment or reparation (as for a service or loss or injury)

(psychiatry) a defense mechanism that conceals your undesirable shortcomings by exaggerating desirable behaviors

the act of compensating for service or loss or injury

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He assumed that judgment is not executed in this world; that the wicked are successful; that the good are miserable; and then urged from reason and from Scripture a compensation to be made to both parties in the next life.
Fentolin admitted, "that I have compensations which no one can guess at, compensations which appeal to me more as time steals on.
The President shall, at stated Times, receive for his Services, a Compensation, which shall neither be encreased nor diminished during the Period for which he shall have been elected, and he shall not receive within that Period any other Emolument from the United States, or any of them.
By the time that an animal had reached, after numberless generations, the deepest recesses, disuse will on this view have more or less perfectly obliterated its eyes, and natural selection will often have effected other changes, such as an increase in the length of the antennae or palpi, as a compensation for blindness.
Adam came quickly to the conclusion that there was for him some compensation that the others did not share; and he soon believed that that compensation was in one form or another the enjoyment of the sufferings of others.
At the end of the report the general put before him for signature a paper relating to the recovery of payment from army commanders for green oats mown down by the soldiers, when landowners lodged petitions for compensation.
That river was to be my compensation for the lost freedom of the farming country.
But if you think as Money can make compensation to me for the loss of the little child - what come to the forge - and ever the best of friends
She walked with a slow glide in unconscious imitation of Mademoiselle Tavie whom some youthful affliction had robbed of earthly compensation while leaving her in possession of youth's illusions.
We would be willing, sir, to increase the rate of compensation.
It is a law of nature we overlook, that intellectual versatility is the compensation for change, danger, and trouble.