posthumous

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post·hu·mous

 (pŏs′chə-məs)
adj.
1. Occurring or continuing after one's death: a posthumous award.
2. Published after the writer's death: a posthumous book.
3. Born after the death of the father: a posthumous child.

[Middle English posthumus, from Late Latin, alteration (perhaps influenced by Latin humus, earth or humāre, to bury) of postumus, superlative of posterus, coming after; see posterior.]

post′hu·mous·ly adv.
post′hu·mous·ness n.

posthumous

(ˈpɒstjʊməs)
adj
1. happening or continuing after one's death
2. (of a book, etc) published after the author's death
3. (of a child) born after the father's death
[C17: from Latin postumus the last, but modified as though from Latin post after + humus earth, that is, after the burial]
ˈposthumously adv

post•hu•mous

(ˈpɒs tʃə məs, -tʃʊ-)

adj.
1. arising, occurring, or continuing after one's death.
2. published after the death of the author.
3. born after the death of the father.
[1600–10; < Latin postumus last-born, born after the father's death (in form a superlative of posterus; see posterior); post-classical sp. with h by association with humus ground, earth, as if referring to burial]
post′hu•mous•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.posthumous - occurring or coming into existence after a person's death; "a posthumous award"; "a posthumous book"; "a posthumous daughter"
late - being or occurring at an advanced period of time or after a usual or expected time; "late evening"; "late 18th century"; "a late movie"; "took a late flight"; "had a late breakfast"

posthumous

adjective
Occurring or done after death:
Translations
حادِثٌ بَعدَ وفاة الشَّخْصمَولودٌ بَعد وفاةْ أبيه
posmrtnýpohrobek
posthum
kuolemanjälkeinenpostuumi
posztumuszutószülött
fæddur eftir dauîa föîurssem gerist eftir dauîa
gimęs po tėvo mirtiespo mirtiespomirtinis
dzimis pēc tēva nāvespēcnāves-
narodený po smrti otcaposmrtný
postum
babasının ölümünden sonra doğanölümünden sonra

posthumous

[ˈpɒstjʊməs] ADJpóstumo

posthumous

[ˈpɒstjʊməs] adjposthume

posthumous

adjpost(h)um; childnachgeboren

posthumous

[ˈpɒstjʊməs] adjpostumo/a

posthumous

(ˈpostjuməs) adjective
1. happening, coming etc to a person after his death. the posthumous publication of his book.
2. (of a child) born after its father has died.
ˈposthumously adverb

post·hu·mous

a. póstumo, que ocurre después de la muerte.
References in periodicals archive ?
The Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented posthomously to world-renowned artist Norval Morrisseau from the Red Rock band in Ontario.