Examples of repercussion in a sentence
your decision not to go to college will have repercussions you'll feel for years to come
Origin and Etymology of repercussion
Latin repercussion-, repercussio, from repercutere to drive back, from re- + percutere to beat — more at percussion
First Known Use: 1543
REPERCUSSION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of repercussion for English Language Learners
: something usually bad or unpleasant that happens as a result of an action, statement, etc., and that usually affects people for a long time
REPERCUSSION Defined for Kids
Definition of repercussion for Students
: a widespread, indirect, or unexpected effect of something said or done Everyone felt the repercussions of the change.
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