verbo·ver·cor·rect·ed, o·ver·cor·rect·ing, o·ver·cor·rects
To correct beyond what is needed, appropriate, or usual, especially when resulting in a mistake.
To correct something to an excessive or unusual degree.
(third-person singular simple present overcorrects, present participle overcorrecting, simple past and past participle overcorrected)
- To correct too sharply or too much
over- +"Ž correct