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English definition of “overreact”


verb [I]     /ˌəʊ.və.riˈækt/ US  /ˌoʊ.vɚ-/
to react in an extreme, especially an angry or frightened, way: You must learn not to overreact to criticism.Reacting and responding overreaction     /-ˈæk.ʃən/ noun [C or U] Reacting and responding
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