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  • compensational — adjective see compensation …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • compensational — adjective That compensates See Also: compensation …   Wiktionary

  • compensational — com·pen·sa·tion·al …   English syllables

  • compensational — | ̷ ̷(ˌ) ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷shənəl, shnəl adjective : of or relating to compensation …   Useful english dictionary

  • compensation — compensational, adj. /kom peuhn say sheuhn/, n. 1. the act or state of compensating. 2. the state of being compensated. 3. something given or received as an equivalent for services, debt, loss, injury, suffering, lack, etc.; indemnity: The… …   Universalium

  • compensation — noun Date: 14th century 1. a. the act of compensating ; the state of being compensated b. correction of an organic defect or loss by hypertrophy or by increased functioning of another organ or unimpaired parts of the same organ c. a psychological …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • compensator — noun a) A party or thing which compensates, pays or otherwise provides a compensation Compensators ensure less heat is provided to a room on a warmer day. They may be implemented mechanically, electronically or in software. b) Any device used to… …   Wiktionary

  • apologetic — Synonyms and related words: abject, apologia, ascetic, atoning, cleansing, compensational, compensatory, compunctious, conscience stricken, contrite, defense, excusatory, excusing, expiatory, extenuating, extenuative, humble, humbled,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • ascetic — Synonyms and related words: Albigensian, Apostolic, Apostolici, Catharist, Diogenes, Encratic, Encratite, Franciscan, Hieronymian, Hieronymite, Lenten, Pythagorean, Pythagorist, Rechabite, Sabbatarian, Shaker, Spartan, Stoic, Timon of Athens,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • cleansing — Synonyms and related words: abstergent, abstersion, alleviating, alleviative, analgesic, anesthetic, anodyne, apologetic, ascetic, assuasive, atoning, balmy, balsamic, benumbing, bowdlerization, catharsis, cathartic, cleaning, compensational,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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