Example sentences for: overreaction

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

  • The spins, in order of increasing gloominess: 1) Authorities are taking necessary precautions ; 2) they're making everyone more nervous; 3) they're discriminating against people of Arab descent; and 4) their overreaction is helping the terrorists achieve their goals.

  • IBM's stock price bumped up a little bit on Friday, but stayed steady today, which suggests that Thursday's sell-off was not some massive overreaction.

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