- causing repercussion; reverberating.
- reflected; reverberated.
Origin of repercussive
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Examples from the Web for repercussive
All the head hums with repercussive memories of anterior existences.
A disquieting attack is made upon the nerves by the repercussive repetitions, the dense pall of melancholy hanging over the place.
Word Origin and History for repercussive
c.1400, from Middle French repercussif, from Latin repercuss-, past participle stem of repercutere (see repercussion). Related: Repercussively; repercussiveness.
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