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[ɹɪˈakʃən], [ɹɪˈakʃən], [ɹ_ɪ__ˈa_k_ʃ_ə_n]

Synonyms for Reaction:

response (noun)

acknowledgment, answer, defense, denial, echo, excuse, explanation, justification, objection, rebuttal, refutation, rejoinder, reply, response, retort, return, riposte.

Other synonyms and related words:

Conservativeness, Know-nothingism, about-face, absorbance, acceptance, accusation, action, action and reaction, admission, adsorb, aerate, aeromotor, affect, affection, after-effect, aftermath, allergen, allergic, allergy, amplitude, amusement, anaphylaxis, answering, antagonism, antigen, antipathy, antiphon, apprehension, assay, assumption, attitude, attraction, automatism, aversion, back answer, back talk, backchat, backfire, backlash, backset, backsliding, backward motion, backward step, backwardness, backwash, balance, behave, behavior, bond, bonding, boomerang, bounce, brain disease, brilliance, brute instinct, calcify, calorific, challenge, check, chemical reaction, chord, clarity, clashing, climate of opinion, clout, collision, combative reaction, comeback, comment, commentary, common belief, community sentiment, commutation, compensation, complaint, compromise, conceit, concept, conception, conclusion, conditioned response, conflict, confutation, consensus gentium, consequence, conservatism, consideration, contradiction, contraposition, contrariety, contrecoup, conversion, counteraction, counterbalance, counterblast, counterpoise, counterposition, counterrevolution, counterworking, crack-up, crankiness, crotchetiness, cry, defiance, deliverance, demur, detestation, die-hardism, dislike, dispute, dissent, dissentience, diversion, divertissement, dogmatism, effect, elasticity, emotion, emotional attachment, emotional charge, emotional disorder, emotional instability, emotional shade, energy, entertainment, equalization, equation, estimate, estimation, ethos, evasive reply, experience, extreme right, extreme right wing, extreme rightism, eye, fallout, fancy, fear, feedback, feeling, feeling tone, fetich, fetish, fixation, fixe, force, foreboding, fractiousness, friction, fun, fun and games, functional nervous disorder, functioning, game, general belief, greeting, gut reaction, hang-up, heartthrob, hindrance, hit, horror, hydrolysis, hypersensitive, hypoallergenic, idea, ideal, impact, impress, impression, imprint, indemnification, inhibition, insanity, instinct, intellect, intelligence, interference, interplay, intolerance, intolerant, intransigence, intuition, jet power, jet propulsion, judgment, kick, kickback, knee jerk, labor of love, laissez-faireism, lapse, leap, light, lights, liking, lip, loathing, love, machine, maladjustment, mania, manic-depressive psychosis, mark, measure for measure, melancholia, mental disorder, mental illness, metathesis, mind, monarchism, mystique, negativism, nervous breakdown, nervous disorder, neurosis, neutralization, nonconformity, noncooperation, notion, nullification, obscurantism, observation, obsession, obstinacy, old school tie, operation, opinion, opposites, opposition, opposure, oppugnance, oppugnancy, outburst, outcome, outcry, oxidation, oxidization, paranoia, partiality, passetemps, passing, passion, passive resistance, pastime, performance, personal judgment, personality disorder, perverseness, phobia, pleasure, point of view, polarity, popular belief, position, posture, power plant, predilection, preoccupation, presentiment, presumption, prevailing belief, print, problems in living, profound sense, propulsion, protest, provincialism, psychosis, public belief, public opinion, quirk, radical rightism, react, reaction propulsion, reactionariness, reactionary, reactionaryism, reactionism, reactions, ready reply, reagency, reappraisal, reason, rebound, rebuff, recalcitrance, recalcitrancy, recalcitration, receipt, reception, receptivity, recession, recidivation, recidivism, reciprocation, recoil, recreation, recrimination, redemption, reentry, reflection, reflex, reflex action, reflexion, refluence, reflux, refractoriness, regress, regression, relapse, relief, reluctance, remark, remonstrance, renitence, renitency, repartee, repellence, repellency, repercussion, replication, repost, reprisal, repugnance, repugnancy, repulse, repulsion, rescript, rescription, resistance, resojet propulsion, resonance, respondence, responsion, responsory, resreaction, restitution, result, resultant, retaliation, retreat, retrenchment, retroaction, retrocession, retroflexion, retrogradation, retrogression, retrusion, revenge, reverberation, reversal, reversion, revolt, revulsion, ricochet, right, rightism, rise, rocket power, rocket propulsion, rollback, royalism, sass, schizophrenia, sensation, sense, sentiment, sequent, setback, shift, short answer, side effect, sight, snappy comeback, social maladjustment, solace, sport, springing back, stability, stance, stand, standpattism, status quo, sternway, stimulus-response loop, swimming upstream, sympathetic chord, sympathetic response, sympathy, take, terror, theory, thing, think, thinking, thought, throwback, toryism, treatment, turbojet propulsion, turnabout, turnaround, ultraconservatism, uncooperativeness, undercurrent, unprogressiveness, upshot, vibes, view, vis inertiae, vision, volte-face, way of thinking, welcome, willfulness, wisdom, wisecrack, withdrawal, withstanding, witty reply, witty retort, working, yang and yin, yes-and-no answer.

Rhymes for Reaction:

  1. infraction, transaction, inaction, extraction, subtraction, retraction;
  2. faction, traction, fraction, action;
  3. contraction, abstraction, diffraction, distraction, attraction;
  4. satisfaction, liquefaction, interaction;
  5. dissatisfaction;

Quotes for Reaction:

  1. I appreciate an audience that reacts to the music, even if they jump on stage and try to beat us up, I think that's a fantastic reaction I think that they're really hearing something then. Alice Cooper.
  2. It is always the instantaneous reaction to oneself that produces a photograph. Robert Frank.
  3. Why we cannot build a system like El Al to be proactive. Why do we have only to react? The shoe bomber- reaction Take off your shoes. The Nigerian- the body scanner is a result of the Nigerian guy. Isaac Yeffet.

Idioms of Reaction:

  1. a gut reaction
  2. kneejerk reaction