[ ree-per-kuhs-iv, rep-er- ]
/ ˌri pərˈkʌs ɪv, ˌrɛp ər- /


causing repercussion; reverberating.
reflected; reverberated.

Origin of repercussive

1350–1400; Middle English repercussif < Old French. See repercussion, -ive

OTHER WORDS FROM repercussive

re·per·cus·sive·ly, adverbre·per·cus·sive·ness, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for repercussive

  • All the head hums with repercussive memories of anterior existences.

    Iconoclasts|James Huneker
  • A disquieting attack is made upon the nerves by the repercussive repetitions, the dense pall of melancholy hanging over the place.

    Iconoclasts|James Huneker