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Repercussion meaning

repercussion - 5 dictionary results

  1. 1. The act of driving back, or the state of being driven back; reflection; reverberation; as, the repercussion of sound.
  2. 2. Rapid reiteration of the same sound.
  3. 3. The subsidence of a tumor or eruption by the action of a repellent.
  4. 4. In a vaginal examination, the act of imparting through the uterine wall with the finger a shock to the fetus, so that it bounds upward, and falls back again against the examining finger.
  5. 5. A striking or driving back; reverberation.

repercussion - examples of usage

  1. In Paris, this temporary capital of the world, one felt the repercussion of every event, every incident of moment wheresoever it might have occurred. - "The Inside Story Of The Peace Conference", Emile Joseph Dillon.
  2. Every observer could perceive the repercussion of this sentiment in Paris, and I received ample proofs of it from Siberia. - "The Inside Story Of The Peace Conference", Emile Joseph Dillon.
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