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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 classic literature ?
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Slone also blames Bukowski for his posthumus success, that his publisher is Harper/Collins, but success is hard to control after you're dead.
When Innogen, the only living heir, marries her sweetheart Posthumus in secret, an enraged Cymbeline banishes him.
It begins with the meeting of an emotional Innogen, the daughter of Cymbeline, who has secretly married her lover Posthumus only to see him banished as her mother would rather she marry the Duke's son Cloten.
These are, however, not members of France's conventional police force, Dakar-based reporter Bram Posthumus told DW.
Fast forward ten years from the March 1989 issue, and Bram Posthumus, following weeks spent travelling in the country, reported a very different scenario.
In their 2013 article entitled "Reading Latour Outside: A Response to the Estok-Robisch Controversy," Louisa Mackenzie and Stephanie Posthumus review the need for activism as a part of ecocriticism, which was the main point I made in "Theorizing in a Space of Ambivalent Openness" and to which Robisch responded creating the "controversy" (see Robisch; Mackenzie and Posthumus).
Still, Raul Esparza's creepy-crawly technique is outstanding in the role of the dastardly lachimo, who makes a wager with the gullible Posthumus that he can seduce the virtuous Imogen, and the tension of this triangular drama helps keep the play grounded in some kind of reality zone, despite the inconsistent sets and costumes.
It was remarkable to see last week how quickly some sought to move the focus away from claims that the former Prime Minister raped a schoolboy towards suggestions he was being subjected to a posthumus witch-hunt or having his reputation unfairly besmirched.
Editors Mackenzie and Posthumus present students, academics, and researchers with a collection of scholarly articles and academic papers focused on the animal question in France from a variety of interdisciplinary perspectives.