Definitions for overreaction

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

o•ver•re•actˌoʊ vər riˈækt(v.i.)

  1. to react more strongly than is appropriate.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of overreact:

1960–65

o`ver•re•ac′tion(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. overreaction(noun)

    an excessive reaction; a reaction with inappropriate emotional behavior

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  1. overreaction(Noun)

    A reaction that is excessive.


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