Synonyms for overcompensate

Synonyms for (verb) overcompensate

Synonyms: over-correct, overcompensate

Definition: make excessive corrections for fear of making an error

Similar words: compensate, redress, right, correct

Definition: make reparations or amends for

Usage: right a wrongs done to the victims of the Holocaust

Synonyms: compensate, cover, overcompensate

Definition: make up for shortcomings or a feeling of inferiority by exaggerating good qualities

Usage: he is compensating for being a bad father

Similar words: make up, correct, counterbalance, even off, even out, even up, compensate

Definition: adjust for

Usage: engineers will work to correct the effects or air resistance

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