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Definitions for overreact
ˌoʊ vər riˈæktover·re·act

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  1. overreactverb

    show an exaggerated response to something

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


  1. overreactverb

    To react too much or too intensely.

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

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of overreact in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of overreact in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of overreact in a Sentence

  1. Maltese Finance Minister Edward Scicluna:

    We should not overreact.

  2. Cheng Chen:

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

  3. Armando Castro:

    These kids sometimes overreact to the smallest things. Or they keep their heads down and get real quiet. Then I know something is wrong.

  4. Mike Biundo:

    We tend to overreact in any direction after the results like this. Candidates and campaigns matter. What is happening on the ground in a race matters. To claim Trump’s popularity and/or his hold is slipping based on last night’s results would be a miscalculation on the part of the pundits and operatives pushing such a narrative.

  5. Ganesh Palapattu:

    My general philosophy with these sorts of things are still for patients to not overreact with these studies, to continue to do the things that are known to be hopeful and healthful, don't smoke. Try to maintain your ideal body weight. Exercise regularly. Wear a helmet. Don't text and drive. Wear a seat belt.

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