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Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of overcorrect.

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Examples

  • This Memorial Day weekend, the movies are correcting — or maybe overcorrecting.

    Hollywood’s New Fetish: The Middle East

  • Like a driver overcorrecting out of a swerve, he chooses someone who is two years younger than the youthful Obama and 28 years younger than he is.

    a good analysis of the palin pick

  • Just somewhere here, in the top shelf of the door, and then before he could do anything about it the knife, buckling under the pressure and something to do with realizing it was stuck and perhaps overcorrecting the situation by pushing the door too far back, sprung out of whatever it was into his neck.

    Realism in Fiction

  • Repeated overcorrecting results in penduluming (which is often sub-optimal behavior).

    Lanny Davis: When We Pendulum

  • In the physical world for instance, repeated or extreme overcorrecting while driving can cause a car to roll.

    Lanny Davis: When We Pendulum

  • Rather than completely overcorrecting, a repeated iterative correction, without going to the extremes, may prove more fruitful.

    Lanny Davis: When We Pendulum

  • As we undertake these changes, of course, there's a danger of overcorrecting.

    The Fall of America, Inc.

  • As usual Washington is overcorrecting: wrongdoing has hardly disappeared from the capital, yet all the agents of inquiry are in disrepute.

    Bill On The Brink

  • Yet the BLS all along counted limited liability corporations (LLC) workers as wage-and-salary workers and the BLS monthly adjustment for start-ups showed it actually had been overcorrecting for missed start-ups.

    Review of Gene Epstein, Econospinning

  • You soon found yourself reaching for the ball, overshooting, then overcorrecting, then overshooting, etc.

    Without Delay

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