- the action caused by the resistance to another action.
- a return to the opposite physical condition, as after shock, exhaustion, or chill.
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Before launching the company we consulted with number of doctors and hemp experts who understand the body’s reaction to CBD.OneRepublic’s Ryan Tedder on launching a hemp-infused sparkling water brand|Rachel King|August 24, 2020|Fortune
Sometimes it’s difficult to unknot my own choices from the reactions that are sure to be elicited by them.
For some it might be harder to give a speech without audience reaction.
So when Shopify Studios reached out sometime before the studio’s formation, his initial reaction was a bit skeptical.
When that happens, the coronavirus spreads throughout the cat’s body, sparking a deadly inflammatory reaction that can cause paralysis or fluid to accumulate in the lungs.How two coronavirus drugs for cats might help humans fight COVID-19|Erin Garcia de Jesus|August 11, 2020|Science News
Jundullah and Jaish ul Adl sprang up “in reaction to that kind of oppression,” he said.The Dangerous Drug-Funded Secret War Between Iran and Pakistan|Umar Farooq|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
No one likes it when their sandcastle is knocked over, but his reaction is a bit, err, extreme.
For whatever reason, I grew up watching and loving horror movies—perhaps as a reaction to the environment I was growing up in.Tim Burton Talks ‘Big Eyes,’ His Taste For the Macabre, and the ‘Beetlejuice’ Sequel|Marlow Stern|December 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
JUDNICK: My reaction is so visceral that I immediately, like you, isolate myself so I can breathe.
Ultimately, reflecting other people's reaction was highly effective.
Happie cried, crimson with anger and the reaction from her fright.Six Girls and Bob|Marion Ames Taggart
When the experiment is finished, I first look over the general course of the reaction times.Collected Papers on Analytical Psychology|C. G. Jung
Then the reaction came, and he hated the very sound of their voices.For the Term of His Natural Life|Marcus Clarke
When the French Revolution broke out, the reaction became, for an interval, in many quarters far stronger still.The English Church in the Eighteenth Century|Charles J. Abbey and John H. Overton
I fell beneath a reaction of feelings too powerful for human nature to struggle with.The Mysteries of London, v. 1/4|George W. M. Reynolds
British Dictionary definitions for reaction
- any effect produced by the action of a drug, esp an adverse effectCompare side effect
- any effect produced by a substance (allergen) to which a person is allergic, the simultaneous equal and opposite force that acts on a body whenever it exerts a force on another body