over-correct over-correct

Definition(s):

  • (v) make excessive corrections for fear of making an error

News

  • John Cena's Early Return Indicates Lack of Faith in WWE's Future

    Cena season's approaching just in time to over-correct a short-term run of unproven stars borrowing the torch.  WWE appears detrimentally resigned to the fact that a limited number of established stars are its only hope in times of crisis.  As WWE continues to go to the Rock-Cena-Lesnar-McMahon well, negative long-term ramifications will loom large.   John Cena announced he would be out of ...
    on October 12, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

Quotes

  1. President Bush said the US economy was having "a tough time". "You know it's important not to over-correct. If you over-correct, you end up in a ditch."
    on Mar 15, 2008 By: President Bush Source: The Age

  2. "When things are rough, I think you try to over-correct," catcher Jason Varitek said. "I think if he gets a couple of clean outings, he'll be fine. We can't let him lose confidence."
    on Jun 30, 2008 By: Jason Varitek Source: Hartford Courant

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