Synonyms for side effect

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. side effect(noun)

    a secondary and usually adverse effect of a drug or therapy

    Synonyms:
    side effect, fallout

  2. side effect, fallout(noun)

    any adverse and unwanted secondary effect

    Synonyms:
    radioactive dust, side effect, fallout

Wiktionary

  1. side effect(noun)

    Synonyms:
    unintentional, untoward, by-product

  2. side effect(noun)

    An unintended consequence of any action in addition to the intended consequence of that action.

    Synonyms:
    untoward, by-product, unintentional

  3. side effect(noun)

    An adverse effect, an unintended consequence of a drug or therapy; usually not a beneficial effect.

    Synonyms:
    unintentional, by-product, untoward

  4. side effect(noun)

    A change in state caused by a function call (typically side-effect).

    Synonyms:
    unintentional, untoward, by-product

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