Synonyms of overcompensate


1. cover, compensate, overcompensate, compensate, counterbalance, correct, make up, even out, even off, even up

usage: make up for shortcomings or a feeling of inferiority by exaggerating good qualities; "he is compensating for being a bad father"

2. over-correct, overcompensate, right, compensate, redress, correct

usage: make excessive corrections for fear of making an error

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Definition and meaning of overcompensate (Dictionary)