Synonyms for backlash

Synonyms for (noun) backlash

Synonyms: backlash

Definition: an adverse reaction to some political or social occurrence

Usage: there was a backlash of intolerance

Similar words: reaction

Definition: doing something in opposition to another way of doing it that you don't like

Usage: his style of painting was a reaction against cubism

Synonyms: recoil, repercussion, rebound, backlash

Definition: a movement back from an impact

Similar words: motion, movement

Definition: a natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something

Synonyms for (verb) backlash

Synonyms: backlash, backfire, recoil

Definition: come back to the originator of an action with an undesired effect

Usage: Your comments may backfire and cause you a lot of trouble

Similar words: come about, take place, go on, hap, happen, fall out, pass, pass off, occur

Definition: come to pass

Usage: What is happening?; The meeting took place off without an incidence; Nothing occurred that seemed important

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