overreactor

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

overreact +‎ -or

Noun[edit]

overreactor ‎(plural overreactors)

  1. One who overreacts.
    • 2005, Katherine M. Ramsland, Inside the Minds of Mass Murderers: Why They Kill
      The overreactor develops poor focus while the underreactor has trouble developing empathy. Either pattern will affect how others interact with that person, and thus will affect the neurochemical profile.