Origin of retroaction
Related Words for retroactionacknowledgment, comeback, counter, echo, feedback, hit, kickback, lip, reaction, rejoinder, reply, respond, retort, return, reverberation, riposte, sass, wisecrack, antiphon, double-take
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Historical Examples of retroaction
In inspiration there is retroaction, and, in some sort, distrust.
It is to these people, and by retroaction, to yourselves, that you do harm when you govern unjustly.Superstition In All Ages (1732)
Hitherto it had seemed to me clearly proven that admiring contemplation entailed this retroaction.
- an action contrary or reciprocal to a preceding action
- a retrospective action, esp a law affecting events prior to its enactment