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Definition of Repercussion


  1. The act of driving back, or the state of being driven back; reflection; reverberation; as, the repercussion of sound.
  2. Rapid reiteration of the same sound.
  3. The subsidence of a tumor or eruption by the action of a repellent.
  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.

Repercussion Translations

repercussion in German is Auswirkung {f}