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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An adverse reaction to some political or social occurrence; Return of an action to the originator with an undesired effect.

Usage examples (24)
  • Figures released later are expected to spark a furious backlash against the system.
  • There was a backlash of intolerance
  • Well, buckle your seat belts: the backlash is here.
  • Because fear of that kind of backlash is the only justification for this that I can think of. for more
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