What does overreaction mean?

Definitions for overreaction

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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. Bernie Sanders:

    That is total overreaction.

  2. One Calgary energy lawyer:

    This is a total overreaction – killing a mouse with a shotgun.

  3. Jonathan Lewis:

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

  4. 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 '.

  5. Chief Executive James Gorman:

    ( 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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