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Wiktionary4.7 / 3 votes

  1. falloutnoun

    A negative side effect; an undesirable or unexpected consequence.

    Psychological fallout in the shadow of terrorism, title of an article by Dr. Abraham Twerski, M.D. in .

    Synonyms:
    repercussion

Princeton's WordNet1.0 / 1 vote

  1. fallout, radioactive dustnoun

    the radioactive particles that settle to the ground after a nuclear explosion

    Synonyms:
    side effect, radioactive dust

  2. side effect, falloutnoun

    any adverse and unwanted secondary effect

    "a strategy to contain the fallout from the accounting scandal"

    Synonyms:
    radioactive dust, side effect

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PPDB, the paraphrase database2.0 / 1 vote

  1. List of paraphrases for "fallout":

    fall-out, spin-offs, impact, rainfall, spillovers

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#1336impact
#12004rainfall
#22629fallout
#61796spillovers
#144931repercussion

How to use fallout in a sentence?

  1. Christopher Dembik:

    It will be smaller than the fallout from Brexit on the French economy.

  2. Johnson Hostler:

    I've had a lot of our members, especially sexual assault survivors, emailing me, asking if this is going to distract from the broader, bigger problem of sexual assault on campus, they're worried that fallout from one story is going to give people a reason to believe campus sexual assault isn't a real problem or it's been overhyped.

  3. Simon Pegg:

    I don't think I would be here now if I hadn't had help, mission : Impossible -- Fallout.

  4. Kenneth Marcus:

    Failure of the FBI to understand this is something of a pattern with law enforcement in the United States and frankly in Europe. It seems that time after time, we see law enforcement officials fail to understand when an antisemitic incident occurs, even when it's entirely obvious, and sometimes the results of that are tragic. This time, fortunately, they have not been, if the law enforcement community doesn't understand what's going on, they're not going to be able to address the fallout from this.

  5. Mikaela Weisse:

    Restrictions on mobility and looming budget cuts as a result of the economic fallout from the global pandemic may hamper efforts to enforce anti-deforestation laws.


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