Antonyms for reactionriˈæk ʃən

This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term reaction

Princeton's WordNet

  1. chemical reaction, reaction(noun)

    (chemistry) a process in which one or more substances are changed into others

    "there was a chemical reaction of the lime with the ground water"

    Synonyms:
    chemical reaction, reaction, response

  2. reaction(noun)

    an idea evoked by some experience

    "his reaction to the news was to start planning what to do"

    Synonyms:
    chemical reaction, response

  3. reaction, response(noun)

    a bodily process occurring due to the effect of some antecedent stimulus or agent

    "a bad reaction to the medicine"; "his responses have slowed with age"

    Synonyms:
    reply, chemical reaction, reaction, response, reception, answer

  4. reaction(noun)

    (mechanics) the equal and opposite force that is produced when any force is applied to a body

    "every action has an equal and opposite reaction"

    Synonyms:
    chemical reaction, response

  5. reaction(noun)

    a response that reveals a person's feelings or attitude

    "he was pleased by the audience's reaction to his performance"; "John feared his mother's reaction when she saw the broken lamp"

    Synonyms:
    chemical reaction, response

  6. reaction(noun)

    extreme conservatism in political or social matters

    "the forces of reaction carried the election"

    Synonyms:
    chemical reaction, response

  7. reaction(noun)

    doing something in opposition to another way of doing it that you don't like

    "his style of painting was a reaction against cubism"

    Synonyms:
    chemical reaction, response

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