An effect that follows after the primary action of something: he was suffering the after-effects of the drug
More example sentences
- There are graphic depictions of needle-use and the after-effects of long-term drug use in this story.
- Meanwhile, the major customers are lost and the after-effects ripple throughout the company's supply chain.
- Suffering from a hangover - the after-effects of too much alcohol - is such a common experience that there has been little research on it.