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noun, suru verb

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English Meaning(s) for 反発

noun, suru verb
  1. opposition; rebellion; revolt; resistance; backlash; refusal
  2. rebounding; recoiling; repulsion
  3. rally (e.g. in stock prices); recovery

Definition and Synonyms for 反発

Resistance the action of opposing something that you disapprove or disagree with
Synonyms: レジスタンス, 反対, 反発, 手向かい, 手向かう, 抵抗
Backlash an adverse reaction to some political or social occurrence
Synonyms: 反発
Rebellion refusal to accept some authority or code or convention
Synonyms: 反抗, 反発, 反逆, 背反, 造反
Backlash a movement back from an impact
Synonyms: 反動, 反発

Meanings for each kanji in 反発

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discharge; departure; publish; emit; start from; disclose; counter for gunshots Kanji Details »

Categories 反発 is a member of

Action something done (usually as opposed to something said)
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Reaction doing something in opposition to another way of doing it that you don't like
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Resistance group action in opposition to those in power
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Motion a natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something
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Sample Sentences for 反発

He was tempted to retort, but thought better of it.
In the financial world opposition is apparently increasing against the withdrawal of the proposed bill.
The bribery scandal created a backlash overseas.
Young people naturally react against the attitudes of their parents.
It seems that my son is now at a rebellious age and recklessly opposes us.

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