To react with more energy or force than seems called for, as from strong emotion
To say stupidly, clumsily, or confusedly; blurt
make excessive corrections for fear of making an error
To defend (a position or area):
(Psychol.) To engage in compensation
Find another word for overcompensate. In this page you can discover 10 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for overcompensate, like: overreact, overdo a good thing, blunder, lean over too far backward, destroy, overdo, over-correct, cover, compensate and correct.