Example sentences for: over-reaction

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

  • Referring in an editorial Thursday to the "firestorm of anger and revulsion" that had followed the recent bombing in Omagh, Northern Ireland, the paper said that this "new crackdown, so late in the day, smacks of over-reaction."

  • In the U.K. that would seem an over-reaction, and I should venture to suggest that the quality of the show is more to blame.

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