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synonyms for overreact

  • lose it
  • scare
  • alarm
  • clutch
  • stampede
  • startle
  • terrify
  • unnerve
  • be terror-stricken
  • become hysterical
  • chicken out
  • come apart
  • freeze up
  • go to pieces
  • have a fit
  • lose nerve
  • push panic button
  • run scared
  • shake in boots
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antonyms for overreact

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  • calm
  • be calm
  • be content
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How to use overreact in a sentence

Most of the time my reaction to stuff on Nextdoor is that people are overreacting.
D.C.’S 911 CENTER SAW A SPIKE IN SUSPICIOUS-ACTIVITY CALLS AFTER CAPITOL RIOTFREDRICK KUNKLEFEBRUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
This is true even if he’s right that you’re overreacting, which he might be.
CAROLYN HAX: MOM MARRIED A JERK, BUT NEVER LET IT BE SAID THAT SHE RAISED ONECAROLYN HAXNOVEMBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
I’ll just be reminding myself not to overreact to how the polls change after tonight.
WILL THE FIRST PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE SHAKE UP THE RACE?SARAH FROSTENSON (SARAH.FROSTENSON@ABC.COM)SEPTEMBER 29, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Maybe people have overreacted about how things will look in a post-pandemic world.
WHY EVEN THE BEST STOCKS HAVE TO CRASHBEN CARLSONSEPTEMBER 13, 2020FORTUNE
While the return to normal pay shows that the bumpiest months of the crisis are over, sources at many of the publications that made cuts cautioned against overreacting.
WHILE CUT MEDIA COMPANY PAY MIGHT BE RETURNING SOON, CONFIDENCE IN THE AD MARKETPLACE NOT ON THE HORIZONMAX WILLENSSEPTEMBER 2, 2020DIGIDAY
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WORDS RELATED TO OVERREACT

  • alarm
  • be terror-stricken
  • become hysterical
  • chicken out
  • clutch
  • come apart
  • freeze up
  • go to pieces
  • have a fit
  • lose it
  • lose nerve
  • overreact
  • push panic button
  • run scared
  • scare
  • shake in boots
  • stampede
  • startle
  • terrify
  • unnerve
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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