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Reaction

A decline in prices following an advance. Opposite of rally.
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Reaction

A decrease in price following an increase in price. A reaction connotes a slow decline; it is the opposite of a recovery.
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reaction

A decline in security prices following a period of rising security prices.
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In this case, Kersten's mapping of Muslim intellectual camps into progressives, conservatives and reactionists, or substantivists versus formalists, fits well.
But I want this decision to be made by those who have all the facts and forecasts at their disposal, not by knee-jerk reactionists who in years to come would only be able to plead that "It seemed like a good idea at the time".
Speaking at the joint press conference, President Recep Tayyip Erdoy-an warned about the rising Islamophobia especially in the Western world and complained about the prejudices and intolerance in Western countries, calling Muslims as reactionists and pro-vioelence.