Compensative



[kuh m-pen-suh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /kəmˈpɛn səˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/

adjective
1.
serving to , as for loss, lack, or injury.
2.
.
adj.

c.1600, from French compensatoire, from Latin compensatus, past participle of compensare (see compensate). Psychological sense is from 1921.

compensatory com·pen·sa·to·ry (kəm-pěn’sə-tôr’ē)
adj.
Relating to or characterized by compensation.

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