Definition of Overreacting

1. Verb. (present participle of overreact) ¹



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Definition of Overreacting

1. overreact [v] - See also: overreact

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overreacting

overrash
overrate
overrated
overratedness
overrates
overrating
overreached
overreacher
overreachers
overreaches
overreaching
overreachingly
overreact
overreacted
overreacting (current term)
overreaction
overreactions
overreacts
overread
overreadiness
overreading
overreads
overready
overreckon
overreckoned
overreckoning
overreckons
overred
overreds

Literary usage of Overreacting

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1. Heroes of Destiny Episode I: Eternal Knights by Kevin Wong (2006)
"In a brief moment of calm, Kevin's mother realized that Kevin made sense, and sensing that she was, perhaps, overreacting, Kevin's mom sighed and said to ..."

2. National Negotiating Styles edited by Hans Binnendijk (1987)
"US representatives would do well to avoid either being intimidated by a behavioral style that can verge on arrogance or overreacting to it and thereby ..."

3. Opportunity 2000: Creative Affirmative Action Strategies for a Changing (1988)
"You learn how to handle people and get through a situation without overreacting." Another WaU Street executive, Brett Haire of the First Boston Corporation, ..."

4. Capital (1888)
"As far as is known, the Government as such does not want to give the impression of overreacting or injecting politics into what is essentially a ..."

5. Prevention Primer: An Encyclopedia of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drug by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"... Low self-esteem Difficult temperament Personality characteristics of ego under-control, rapid tempo, inability to delay gratification, overreacting 5. ..."

6. U.S.-Japan Strategic Reciprocity: A Neo-Internationalist View by Edward A. Olsen (1985)
"... South Korea, or the United States, it is clear that North Korea is grossly overreacting to events. Its paranoia seems to be feeding on itself. ..."

7. U. S. Strategy to Counter Domestic Political Terrorism by James B. Motley (1993)
"This person is one concerned with shame and the future; that is, the shame of having failed to protect the water, air, or perhaps a loved one.9 overreacting ..."

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