verb (used without object)
Related formso·ver·re·ac·tion, noun
Examples from the Web for overreact
Nobody should overreact here, and they should think through the consequences of their actions.
That's why human beings are evolved to overreact to certain kind of threats.We Shouldn't Treat Terrorism the Way We Treat Bathroom Falls|Megan McArdle|June 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Schools get shot up and everybody has their solution, and we often overreact.NRA President: Don't 'Overreact' to Newtown Shooting|Lloyd Grove|December 23, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The Obama administration should not only react judiciously, it should also try to persuade Congress not to overreact either.
We should not be surprised when they occur, and most importantly we should not overreact if one is eventually successful.