Examples from the Web for repercussions
The only repercussions Iraqi has faced are outside of Egypt, as she lost her place in an upcoming Swiss Film Festival, he added.Sisi Is Persecuting, Prosecuting, and Publicly Shaming Egypt’s Gays|Bel Trew|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It means that maybe, just maybe, there are repercussions attached to the actions of our reality TV stars.
There will be no repercussions upon tonight's return to base.Whatever You Do Someone Will Die. A Short Story About Impossible Choices in Iraq|Nathan Bradley Bethea|August 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The repercussions of the Napa earthquake may go beyond toppled barrel rooms and a disrupted tourist season.
What remains to be seen is who will suffer the repercussions.
Sociologists and agriculturalists have found these repercussions puzzling and have not discovered clear-cut reasons for them.Frying Pan Farm|Elizabeth Brown Pryor
The repercussions of the divorce debates were soon drowned out by the noise and excitement of the presidential campaign of 1860.Susan B. Anthony|Alma Lutz
This contemplated division of Cameron had repercussions in the relations between that parish and its mother parish Truro.Legends of Loudoun|Harrison Williams
There was another complication, too—one leaving him open for repercussions even more unpleasant than the loss of a friend.The Return of Tharn|Howard Carleton Browne
It was just at the time of the terrible earthquake at Avezzano, the repercussions of which we felt even at Chateau d'Oex.An Autobiography|Igor Stravinsky
British Dictionary definitions for repercussions
Word Origin for repercussion
Word Origin and History for repercussions
early 15c., "act of driving back," from Middle French répercussion (14c.) or directly from Latin repercusionem (nominative repercussio), from past participle stem of repercutere "to strike or beat back; shine back, reflect; echo," from re- "back" (see re-) + percutere "to strike or thrust through" (see percussion). Meaning "reverberation, echo" first recorded 1590s; the metaphoric extension is recorded from 1620s.