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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An excessive reaction.

Usage examples (37)
  • Only hysterical, worst-case-scenario overreaction is Serious now.a. b.b.1 Says:
  • "We found a strong overreaction from the emotional centers of the brain," Walker said.
  • Lately, as reliable as fall returning to New England, the usual, passionate overreaction is in full bloom.
  • History suggests that we have faced greater challenges and triumphed, and that overreaction is a greater danger than complacency. for more
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