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Definition 1: a movement back from an impact - [noun denoting event]

Synonyms for repercussion in the sense of this definition

(repercussion is a kind of ...) a natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something

(... is a kind of repercussion ) rebounding from an impact (or series of impacts)

(... is a kind of repercussion ) an occurrence of rebounding or springing back

(... is a kind of repercussion ) a glancing rebound

Definition 2: a remote or indirect consequence of some action - [noun denoting phenomenon]

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

  • his declaration had unforeseen repercussions
  • reverberations of the market crash were felt years later

Synonyms for repercussion in the sense of this definition

(repercussion 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"

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