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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An approach that fails and gives way to another attempt v. - Aim too high; Shoot beyond (a target).

Usage examples (36)
  • In the long run the stock market is a weighing machine, so the short-term overshoot will correct itself eventually.
  • There had been an "overshoot" in correcting the previously overvalued currency.
  • Popularity will always fluctuate and tends to "overshoot" before re-stabilising.
  • Examples of this "overshoot" behavior can be seen in for more
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