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Definition 1: any result that follows its cause after an interval - [noun denoting phenomenon]

(aftereffect is a kind of ...) a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon

"the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise" "his decision had depressing consequences for business" "he acted very wise after the event"

Definition 2: a delayed effect of a drug or therapy - [noun denoting state]

Samples where aftereffect or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the drug had unexpected aftereffects

(aftereffect is a kind of ...) a symptom caused by an illness or a drug

"the effects of sleep loss" "the effect of the anesthetic"

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