- causing repercussion; reverberating.
- reflected; reverberated.
Origin of repercussive
Examples from the Web for repercussive
Historical Examples of 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.
c.1400, from Middle French repercussif, from Latin repercuss-, past participle stem of repercutere (see repercussion). Related: Repercussively; repercussiveness.