Translation of overreact in Spanish:

overreact

reaccionar de forma exagerada, v.

Pronunciation /ˌoʊvə(r)riˈækt//əʊvərɪˈakt/

intransitive verb

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    reaccionar de forma exagerada
    I didn't tell him because I knew he'd overreact no se lo dije porque sabía que iba a hacer un drama
    • to overreact to sth
    • I overreacted to her insults mi reacción frente a sus insultos fue exagerada
    • You are so sensitive about the age difference that you overreact to every action on his part as an actual or potential sign of rejection.
    • Or perhaps it was merely his imagination overreacting: he was feeling thoroughly exhausted.
    • That said anyone who has been investing for a little while knows that the market often overreacts to bad news and this can provide good opportunities.
    • The inferences made by the psychologists in your report suggest she is insecure or unsure of herself which is why she overreacts so much.
    • But that fact didn't prevent people from overreacting to the hype - even within our own company.
    • The court noted that one defense psychiatrist had testified that the plaintiff was overly sensitive and may have overreacted to events on the job.
    • Don't overreact to every bad grade or negative encounter your child has.
    • A parent might even reply that the child is being silly, stupid, or overreacting for what they are thinking and feeling.
    • Like so many emotions, anger is important to respond to but not overreact to!
    • We had a huge argument over something, and I overreacted, causing him to overreact.
    • He overreacts, jumps up, screams and heads for the door.
    • Others find this more difficult - they may become withdrawn emotionally, or completely overreact to events.
    • His weakness is that he sometimes overreacts to public criticism.
    • The political culture may be overreacting, but it's overreacting to something.
    • But I am not exaggerating things, and I am not overreacting to her.
    • Before deciding how to meet this threat, check the soundness of your grapevine to make sure you're not overreacting to rumors.
    • Confused and angry, the government overreacted in its response.
    • If you haven't noticed, Heather overreacts, a lot.
    • The emotions are so overwhelming that you tend to overreact.
    • While there is no way to fully avoid overreacting, understanding the emotional factor will help keep fear in check.