View Synonyms
[ UK /ɹɪpəkˈʌʃən/ ]
[ US /ˌɹipɝˈkəʃən, ˌɹipɹəˈkəʃən/ ]
  1. a movement back from an impact
  2. a remote or indirect consequence of some action
    reverberations of the market crash were felt years later
    his declaration had unforeseen repercussions
Linguix Browser extension
Fix your writing
on millions of websites
Get Started For Free Linguix pencil

How To Use repercussion In A Sentence

  • When things are going on that have a strong vibration -- what foreign correspondents love to call a "repercussion" -- they cause a good deal of mind-quaking. Mince Pie
  • He said he hoped the government's measure to cap fuel prices should not last too long because it could have repercussions in the long run.
  • The sorry repercussions of embracing superhumanism-a new absolutistic faith - are everywhere to be seen. He who says speciesism says fascism-
  • Saturated fats have been shown to have health repercussions, too, but are naturally occurring in such foods as meat, eggs and dairy.
  • That, to me is the longer term repercussion of the accident and while I think that's worth something, I really don't know how much. The Tech Report: News
  • No, you will likely face serious repercussion from the sovereign of that nation. The Volokh Conspiracy » Defamation by Government Still Political Question
  • The pay cuts are likely to have serious repercussions on productivity.
  • Phil felt all of sixteen again and remembered as if it were yesterday the repercussions of her aftergame tryst with Kyle Thompson under the bleachers. Good Girl Gone Bad
  • Any decrease in tourism could have serious repercussions for the local economy.
  • The political and social convulsions afflicting our neighbour will have severe repercussions for the rest of Europe
View all
This website uses cookies to make Linguix work for you. By using this site, you agree to our cookie policy