repercussive

repercussive

[ree-per-kuhs-iv, rep-er-]
adjective
1.
causing repercussion; reverberating.
2.
reflected; reverberated.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English repercussif < Old French. See repercussion, -ive

repercussively, adverb
repercussiveness, noun
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repercussion (ˌriːpəˈkʌʃən)
 
n
1.  (often plural) a result or consequence, esp one that is somewhat removed from the action or event which precipitated it: the repercussions of the war are still keenly felt
2.  a recoil after impact; a rebound
3.  a reflection, esp of sound; echo or reverberation
4.  music the reappearance of a fugal subject and answer after an episode
 
[C16: from Latin repercussiō, from repercutere to strike back; see percussion]
 
reper'cussive
 
adj

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