Example sentences for: overreacted

How can you use “overreacted” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The Deccan Chronicle of India said the United States has overreacted to India's nuclear tests with a punishment that is not merely heavy but also "rather vengeful."

  • But this is one case where it wasn't the brokerage houses that overreacted, even if a couple of analysts did trim their estimates for next year.

  • Keyes overreacted, but his answer illustrated three lessons.

  • Dunlap, though, insists that the market has overreacted to the bad news and is missing the real story.

  • Seattleites debated whether the police: 1) were ill-prepared, outnumbered, and too accommodating of demonstrations; 2) overreacted by using riot tactics on peaceful protesters; or 3) were stuck in a "Catch-22."


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