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overreact

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intransitive verb over·re·act \ˌō-və(r)-rē-ˈakt\

Medical Definition of overreact

  1. :  to react excessively or too strongly <the body's immune system overreacts to the endotoxin—Tina Adler>

overreaction

\-ˈak-shən\play noun

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a harsh rebuke

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