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Unpleasant results and effects - thesaurus

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repercussion

noun

a bad effect that something has, usually lasting for a long time

shock wave

noun

a severe effect that something has on people

fallout

noun

the unpleasant effects of something that has happened

after-effects

noun

the unpleasant effects that last for a long time after a situation or event

someone’s chickens come home to roost

used for saying that bad actions or mistakes from the past have unpleasant results in the present

boomerang effect

a situation in which something has the opposite effect from the one you intended

chickens come home to roost

used for saying that the bad results of something someone has done are starting to happen or to become clear

aftershock

noun

unpleasant results or feelings after something bad happens

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creep

noun

used after some other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend

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hygge

a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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sofar

a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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