What does overreaction mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. overreaction(noun)

    an excessive reaction; a reaction with inappropriate emotional behavior


  1. overreaction(Noun)

    A reaction that is excessive.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of overreaction in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of overreaction in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jonathan Lewis:

    This may be an overreaction as the Fed has made abundantly clear that any tightening will be moderate.

  2. Vin Weber:

    Senator Marco Rubio of Florida see a little bit of an under-reaction from the Democrats and an overreaction from some of the The Republicans '.

  3. Lloyd Blankfein:

    ( The) U.S. economy is not going off the rails, i'm generally sanguine. We muddle through. I think some of this is an overreaction to the overreaction of assets being so swollen.

  4. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott:

    There was, frankly, an overreaction to the simple fact that someone has to be in charge with gathering and disseminating information, we stepped in to play that role, which is a role to be applauded.

  5. Jonathan Lewis:

    What you are seeing is retail investors reacting to continued headlines and concerns that a Fed tightening is more imminent, this may be an overreaction as the Fed has made abundantly clear that any tightening will be moderate.

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