1. To make up for something that you don't have.
2. see compensation
2.|\/|4|\|!!!! 1'|\/| go1|\|g 7o |<111 7|-|a7 guy on <5!!!(Man!!!!, I'm going to kill that guy on CS)
me: Dude, you're 1337 sucks. stop trying to compensate 'cause you don't have his skills