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Definition of "aftereffect" []

  • An effect following its cause after some delay, especially a delayed or prolonged physiological or psychological response to a stimulus. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "aftereffect" in a sentence
  • ""At the start of the year, we all seemed to feel there was an aftereffect from the series with Golden State, where (Nowitzki) was throttled," TNT broadcaster Marv Albert said."
  • "It was a common, short-term aftereffect of spaceflight."
  • "Of advance the aftereffect is a beneath abiding but bargain NFL football jersey."