Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun repercussion

2 senses of repercussion

Sense 1
repercussion, reverberation -- (a remote or indirect consequence of some action; "his declaration had unforeseen repercussions"; "reverberations of the market crash were felt years later")
       => consequence, effect, outcome, result, event, issue, upshot -- (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")

Sense 2
recoil, repercussion, rebound, backlash -- (a movement back from an impact)
       => movement, motion -- (a natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something)

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