from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A peripheral or secondary effect, especially an undesirable secondary effect of a drug or therapy.
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- n. An unintended consequence of any action in addition to the intended consequence of that action.
- n. An adverse effect, an unintended consequence of a drug or therapy; usually not a beneficial effect.
- n. A change in state caused by a function call (typically "side-effect").
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- n. any adverse and unwanted secondary effect
- n. a secondary and usually adverse effect of a drug or therapy
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Discomfort during sex could be a side effect for some.
It made her into a rather portly Senite, but not all the Senites were slim, especially the older ones, likely a side effect of the loss of testosterone.
Â Â Â "The stomachache is a side effect of snapping the transportation spell," Morwen said.
If indifference to personal safety was in fact a side effect of Seraph's proximity to Angelmass ...
My energy level was up, and I wasn�t even hungry, an apparent side effect of the Acai Berry which curbs the appetite.
A side effect of the sheep-like attitude the angels created?
At present Saguio could do nothing, was completely unaware of the ability that might have unintentionally been bestowed on him as a side effect of the operation.
Spirituality is often presumed to be an epiphenomenon or side effect of the brain and our need for hope, even if the hope is delusional.
Joy is an uncapturable yet utterly predictable side effect of genuine community.