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1. backlash

noun. ['ˈbæˌklæʃ'] an adverse reaction to some political or social occurrence.

Synonyms

  • reaction
  • white backlash

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • dull
  • unhealthy

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Rhymes with Backlash

  • backslash
  • eyelash
  • whiplash
  • whiplash

How do you pronounce backlash?

Pronounce backlash as ˈbæˌklæʃ.

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Sentences with backlash


1. Verb, base form
Even in rough economic times, certain types of companies see little or not backlash.

2. Noun, singular or mass
There was a backlash to their findings, which tended to assign blame to the victim.

2. backlash

noun. ['ˈbæˌklæʃ'] a movement back from an impact.

Synonyms

  • resiliency
  • recoil
  • resilience
  • bouncing
  • repercussion
  • bounce
  • movement
  • ricochet
  • motion
  • carom

Antonyms

  • accept
  • clear
  • closing
  • opening

3. backlash

verb. ['ˈbæˌklæʃ'] come back to the originator of an action with an undesired effect.

Synonyms

  • recoil
  • go on
  • happen
  • hap
  • occur
  • pass off
  • come about
  • take place
  • backfire
  • fall out

Antonyms

  • boo
  • moving
  • motionlessness
  • nonmoving
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