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  • overreact — (v.) also over react; 1961, from OVER (Cf. over) + REACT (Cf. react). Related: Overreacted; overreacting …   Etymology dictionary

  • overreact — ► VERB ▪ react more emotionally or forcibly than is justified. DERIVATIVES overreaction noun …   English terms dictionary

  • overreact — [ō΄vər rē akt′] vi. to react in a highly emotional way, beyond what seems called for, as by undue use of force overreaction n …   English World dictionary

  • overreact — UK [ˌəʊvərɪˈækt] / US [ˌoʊvərɪˈækt] verb [intransitive] Word forms overreact : present tense I/you/we/they overreact he/she/it overreacts present participle overreacting past tense overreacted past participle overreacted to be more worried,… …   English dictionary

  • overreact — o|ver|re|act [ˌəuvəriˈækt US ˌou ] v to react to something with too much emotion, or by doing something that is unnecessary overreact to ▪ You always overreact to criticism. ▪ Many investors overreacted to the stock market crash. >overreaction …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • overreact — o|ver|re|act [ ,ouvəri ækt ] verb intransitive to be more worried, annoyed, or offended by something than you should be: overreact to: overreact to a perceived threat …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • overreact — [[t]o͟ʊvə(r)riæ̱kt[/t]] overreacts, overreacting, overreacted also over react VERB If you say that someone overreacts to something, you mean that they have and show more of an emotion than is necessary or appropriate. Is the council right to be… …   English dictionary

  • overreact — verb To react too much or too intensely. Please try not to overreact if she drives badly when she is first learning …   Wiktionary

  • overreact — Synonyms and related words: aggrandize, amplify, ballyhoo, build up, burlesque, caricature, carry too far, draw the longbow, exaggerate, exhaust, go overboard, go to extremes, go too far, hyperbolize, idealize, know no bounds, lay it on, magnify …   Moby Thesaurus

  • overreact — verb (I) to react to something with too much emotion, especially anger (+ to): You always overreact to criticism. overreaction noun (C, U) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • overreact — verb before you overreact, let s just calmly discuss this Syn: react disproportionately, act irrationally, lose one s sense of proportion, blow something up out of all proportion, make a mountain out of a molehill …   Thesaurus of popular words

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