an excessive reaction; a reaction with inappropriate emotional behavior
A reaction that is excessive.
The numerical value of overreaction in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of overreaction in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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That is total overreaction.
This is a total overreaction – killing a mouse with a shotgun.
This may be an overreaction as the Fed has made abundantly clear that any tightening will be moderate.
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 '.
( It's) the topic of the day, the year and the century, it would appear, listen, my view was that there was a general overreaction to the underperformance.
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