Definition of make oneself or one's presence felt in English:

make oneself (or one's presence) felt

Have a noticeable effect or influence: the economic crisis began to make itself felt
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  • The net effect is a vast area poor in resources, an effect that makes itself felt throughout the food web.
  • The effects of over-consumption make themselves felt - this is acknowledged in the conclusion, but not in the body of the argument.
  • First there was the effect of the recession, which began to make itself felt around midsummer.
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Word of the day demoralize
Pronunciation: dəˈmôrəˌlīz
cause (someone) to lose confidence or hope; dispirit