Definitions for overreactˌoʊ vər riˈækt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. overreact(verb)

    show an exaggerated response to something

    "Don't overreact to the bad news--take it easy"

Wiktionary

  1. overreact(Verb)

    To react too much or too intensely.

    Please try not to overreact if she drives badly when she is first learning.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ray Odierno:

    We don't want to overreact, but we have to do more quickly.

  2. Cheng Chen:

    All week we've seen Treasuries overreact as stocks have plunged on oil, and that's happening today still.

  3. David Schiegoleit:

    Markets tend to overreact on these types of geopolitical events and they don't have much of a fundamental impact on markets.

  4. Michelle Moon:

    The worst thing in the world for a neurologist is to not hit your milestones, but I tried really hard not to overreact and freak out.

  5. President Xi Jinping:

    With improvement to the renminbi exchange rate regime and progress in RMB internationalisation, it is quite normal that China's foreign reserves may increase or decrease, and there is no need to overreact to it.

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