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Meaning of OVERREACT

Pronunciation:  `owvuree'akt

WordNet Dictionary
[v]  show an exaggerated response to something; "Don't overreact to the bad news--take it easy"

OVERREACT is a 9 letter word that starts with O.


 See Also: react, respond



Thesaurus Terms
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