What are some opposite words for overcompensate?

Antonyms for overcompensate
ˌoʊ vərˈkɒm pənˌseɪt

This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term overcompensate.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cover, compensate, overcompensate(verb)

    make up for shortcomings or a feeling of inferiority by exaggerating good qualities

    "he is compensating for being a bad father"

    Synonyms:
    brood, get over, embrace, right, plow, wrap up, enshroud, pay, make up, compensate, breed, recompense, encompass, overlay, continue, remunerate, even out, treat, hatch, incubate, report, track, extend, repair, cut across, cut through, deal, shroud, correct, counterbalance, underwrite, even up, address, spread over, hide, traverse, pass over, even off, comprehend, handle, over-correct, cover, cross, redress, get across, pay off, cover up, insure, indemnify

  2. over-correct, overcompensate(verb)

    make excessive corrections for fear of making an error

    Synonyms:
    cover, compensate, over-correct

How to use overcompensate in a sentence?

  1. Tim Miller:

    I think Trump is trying to overcompensate for the fact that Jeb was a successful pro-life, tax-cutting, small-government conservative governor, while he was a liberal New York socialite advocating for partial birth abortion, the biggest tax increase in American history and socialized health care.

How to pronounce overcompensate?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say overcompensate in sign language?

  1. overcompensate

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Which of the following terms is an antonym of "miserable"?
  • A. comfy
  • B. measly
  • C. pathetic
  • D. misfortunate

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