Repercussion vs Circumstances - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between repercussion and circumstances

is that repercussion is a consequence or ensuing result of some action while circumstances is .

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?




(en noun)
  • A consequence or ensuing result of some action.
  • You realize this little stunt of yours is going to have some pretty serious repercussions .
  • The act of driving back, or the state of being driven back; reflection; reverberation.
  • the repercussion of sound
  • * Hare
  • Ever echoing back in endless repercussion .
  • (music) Rapid reiteration of the same sound.
  • (medicine) The subsidence of a tumour or eruption by the action of a repellent.
  • (Dunglison)
  • (obstetrics) In a vaginal examination, the act of imparting through the uterine wall with the finger a shock to the foetus, so that it bounds upward, and falls back again against the examining finger.
  • (Webster 1913)


    * (consequence) aftereffect * (consequence) consequence




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