Over-compliance



[kuh m-plahy-uh ns] /kəmˈplaɪ əns/

noun
1.
the act of conforming, acquiescing, or yielding.
2.
a tendency to yield readily to others, especially in a weak and subservient way.
3.
conformity; accordance:
in compliance with orders.
4.
cooperation or obedience:
Compliance with the law is expected of all.
5.
Physics.

/kəmˈplaɪəns/
noun
1.
the act of complying; acquiescence
2.
a disposition to yield to or comply with others
3.
a measure of the ability of a mechanical system to respond to an applied vibrating force, expressed as the reciprocal of the system’s stiffness C
n.

1640s, from comply + -ance. Related: Compliancy.

compliance com·pli·ance (kəm-plī’əns)
n.

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