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Verb1.over-correct - make excessive corrections for fear of making an error
redress, right, correct, compensate - make reparations or amends for; "right a wrongs done to the victims of the Holocaust"
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Even with regular checks it is not uncommon to go too far and over-correct.
He was going round a sharp bend, came into contact with the kerb, and had to over-correct.
Whenever somebody tries to correct something that they feel has gone too far in one direction, there is a tendency to over-correct," he said.