Aftereffect Definition

ăftər-ĭ-fĕkt
after-effect, after-effects
noun
An effect coming later, or as a secondary result.
Webster's New World
An effect following its cause after some delay, especially a delayed or prolonged physiological or psychological response to a stimulus.
American Heritage Medicine

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

Wiktionary

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.

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Other Word Forms of Aftereffect

Noun

Singular:
aftereffect
Plural:
aftereffects

Origin of Aftereffect

  • From after- +‎ effect

    From Wiktionary

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