Meaning of repercussion
Pronunciation: (rē"pur-kush'un, rep"ur-), [key]
- an effect or result, often indirect or remote, of some event or action: The repercussions of the quarrel were widespread.
- the state of being driven back by a resisting body.
- a rebounding or recoil of something after impact.
- reverberation; echo.
- (in a fugue) the point after the development of an episode at which the subject and answer appear again.
- repercussion (Thesaurus)