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反発, 反撥, はんぱつ

  • hanpatsu


noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru

  • to repel
  • to oppose
  • to revolt
  • to react sharply (against)


noun (common) (futsuumeishi)

  • opposition
  • rebellion
  • resistance
  • backlash


  • rally
  • recovery (e.g. in stock prices)
  • rebound


noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru

  • to rally
  • to recover
  • to rebound

Examples of 反発,反撥,はんぱつ in a Sentence

The bribery scandal created a backlash overseas.
Young people naturally react against the attitudes of their parents.
If you try to defend the seniority-based corporate escalator these days all you'll get is flak from younger employees.
In the financial world opposition is apparently increasing against the withdrawal of the proposed bill.
He was tempted to retort, but thought better of it.
Isn't it reacting against that forced on us that is "human"?
Talk like that will raise suspicion.

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