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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of underreact.


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  • I mentioned in a post on a previous thread of the McCain campaign getting within the Obama decision cycle, where the Obama campaign doesn't know how to react, and thus either overreacts or underreacts.

    John McCain approves another devastating attack. Ann Althouse 2008

  • These results mean that when the body underreacts to stresses in life, it can be just as bad for your health as overreacting, said study researcher Doug Carroll, a professor in the

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion 2010


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