verb (used without object)
Origin of overreact
Examples from the Web for overreacted
You see where you were more impetuous, where you might have overreacted to certain things.All Eyes on Anjelica Huston: The Legendary Actress on Love, Abuse, and Jack Nicholson|Alex Suskind|November 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He was so surprised by losing the vote that he overreacted and left himself no wiggle room.
He said he felt badly about what happened, that he overreacted.Tampa’s Titanic TV Fights Liven Up Republican Convention|Lauren Ashburn|August 30, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Still, some said Israel had overreacted by banning Grass from ever visiting Israel.Gunter Grass Is Vilified by Israeli Authors for a Poem Harshly Critical of Israel|Dan Ephron|April 11, 2012|DAILY BEAST