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English definition of “overreact”

overreact

verb [I]    /ˌoʊ·vər·riˈækt/
to react too strongly: She overreacted when I said she’d made a mistake. overreaction    /ˌoʊ·vər·riˈæk·ʃən/ noun [C/U]
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