Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR OVER-ACTED

They were altogether too cordial, too effusive—in short, over-acted their part.

The General swelled with what seemed to me over-acted indignation.

They understand your sulky silence, your studied and over-acted politeness.

Her maid had over-acted her instructions, and had not only turned the lights low, but had turned them out entirely.