overact definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To act (a dramatic part) with unnecessary exaggeration.
    • To act or perform to excess; to exaggerate in acting.
    • To act upon, or impact, unduly.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To exaggerate a task; overplay.
    • To act in addition to what's needed; overdo in acting.
    • to behave significantly more than is essential; to visit excess for action.
  • verb:
    • to behave in an exaggerated fashion.
    • exaggerate a person's acting
  • others:
    • to behave so your acting is overdone; act (a part) in an extravagant or abnormal way.
    • To over-influence; do something about unduly.
    • to do something above is necessary.

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  • Definition for "overact"
    • To act (a dramatic part) with unnecessary exaggeration.
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