Overreact definition

ōvər-rē-ăkt
To react with more energy or force than seems called for, as from strong emotion.
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To react with unnecessary or inappropriate force, emotional display, or violence.
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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.

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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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Origin of overreact

  • over- +"Ž react

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