overact

3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Overact \O'ver*act"\, verb (used with an object)

1. To act or perform to excess; to exaggerate in acting; as, he overacted his part.

2. To act upon, or influence, unduly. [Obs.]

The hope of inheritance overacts them. --Milton.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Overact \O'ver*act"\, verb (used without an object) To act more than is necessary; to go to excess in action. --B. Jonson.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

overact

verb

1: exaggerate one's acting [syn: {overact}, {ham it up}, {ham}, {overplay}] [ant: {underact}, {underplay}]

1. Caduceus  2. Golden Key  3. Scales of Justice (Or maybe, 1. HEALTH 2. SECURITY 3. JUSTICE?)

FIRST PRINCIPLES and VALUES

This URL is being reserved for all of us who have a desire to promote electronic democracy, science, creativity, imagination, reason, critical thinking, peace, race and gender equality, civil rights, equal access to education, personal liberty, freedom of speech, freedom of the press, animal rights, compassionate and nonviolent parenting, social and economic justice, open and transparent government that respects the privacy of all citizens in all cases with the exception of when an individually specific search warrant is issued by a judge who is not a part of a secret court, global monetary reform, secularism, cognitive liberty and a permanent cessation of the War on Drugs.

FCC Complaint
query failed: Line #:6649 QUERY="INSERT INTO botlog(date,word,agent,engine,thishost) values (date(now()),'overact','CCBot/2.0 (http://commoncrawl.org/faq/)',engine,'define.com')"