- Overreact is defined as to react in an overly emotional or forceful way.
An example of overreact is someone crying hysterically after accidentally killing an ant.
- overreaction noun
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intransitive verb o·ver·re·act·ed, o·ver·re·act·ing, o·ver·re·acts
- oˌver·re·acˈtion noun
- oˌver·re·acˈtive adjective
overreact - Medical Definition