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ˈæf tər ɪˌfɛkt, ˈɑf-af·ter·ef·fect

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  1. aftereffectnoun

    any result that follows its cause after an interval

  2. aftereffectnoun

    a delayed effect of a drug or therapy

    "the drug had unexpected aftereffects"


  1. aftereffectnoun

    Any delayed effect; an effect which is not immediately manifested.

  2. aftereffectnoun

    A term used for by recreational dextromethorphan users, meaning hung over. The period of time after a self-induced "high" has worn off, but there is still altered vision and awareness.


  1. aftereffect

    An aftereffect refers to an effect or result that follows an event, action, or process after some time, typically one that is unexpected, unintended, or unnoticed at the time of the event. It could be physical, emotional, or psychological. For instance, the consequences of a decision, the side effects of medication, or the impact of a traumatic event.

  2. aftereffect

    An aftereffect is a condition or outcome that follows or results from an event, action, or cause, often experienced after a significant amount of time or delay. It refers to the lingering or delayed effects that are not immediately noticeable or apparent. This term is often used in psychology, sociology, or medicine to describe physical or psychological effects.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of aftereffect in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of aftereffect in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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