Synonyms of backlash


1. recoil, repercussion, rebound, backlash, movement, motion

usage: a movement back from an impact

2. backlash, reaction

usage: an adverse reaction to some political or social occurrence; "there was a backlash of intolerance"


1. backfire, backlash, recoil, happen, hap, go on, pass off, occur, pass, fall out, come about, take place

usage: come back to the originator of an action with an undesired effect; "Your comments may backfire and cause you a lot of trouble"

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Definition and meaning of backlash (Dictionary)