afterlife


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af·ter·life

 (ăf′tər-līf′)
n.
1. A life or existence believed to follow death.
2. The part of one's life that follows a particular event.

afterlife

(ˈɑːftəˌlaɪf)
n
life after death or at a later time in a person's lifetime

af•ter•life

(ˈæf tərˌlaɪf, ˈɑf-)

n.
1. life after death.
2. the later part of a person's life, as following retirement.
[1585–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.afterlife - life after deathafterlife - life after death      
lifespan, lifetime, life-time, life - the period during which something is functional (as between birth and death); "the battery had a short life"; "he lived a long and happy life"
kingdom come - the next world; "he nearly blew us to kingdom come"
immortality - perpetual life after death

afterlife

noun life after death, heaven, paradise, nirvana (Buddhism, Hinduism), bliss, immortality, next world, Zion (Christianity), hereafter, Valhalla (Norse myth), Happy Valley, happy hunting ground (Native American legend), life to come, everlasting life, life everlasting, abode of God, Elysium or Elysian fields (Greek myth) The film is about proving the existence of an afterlife.

afterlife

noun
Translations

afterlife

[ˈɑːftəlaɪf] Nvida f de ultratumba

afterlife

[ˈɑːftərlaɪf] nvie f après la mort

afterlife

[ˈɑːftəˌlaɪf] nvita dell'al di là
References in classic literature ?
Often in afterlife Pierre recalled this period of blissful insanity.
The 40 billion won budget fantasy film, telling the story of the afterlife, includes everything that people expect in any blockbuster fantasy movie.
The fantastical afterlife elements are grounded in Pierce's realistic depiction of relationships, from romantic to parental.
Poetry in Fragments: Studies on the Hesiodic Corpus and Its Afterlife
Messages From a Wonderful Afterlife" also teaches how to identify "heaven hellos" from those in the afterlife and interpret the different signs and symbols that often appear, such as: Finding coins or feathers; Feeling an invisible touch or shiver down your spine; Seeing a shadow out of the corner of your eye; Smelling a familiar scent; Hearing your deceased loved one's voice; Being visited by a special animal or insect.
It is thought there were four main reasons for mummifying animals -- to be worshipped as manifestations of certain gods, act as offerings to them, provide food in the afterlife and allow beloved pets to live on in the afterlife," the Daily Mail stated.
What this exactly means is already stated in the title of the volume: the author intends to uncover early Chinese notions of the afterlife.
The belief that there are no kids and senior citizens in "The Good Place's" version of the afterlife is a misconception.
Brewer's The Afterlife of a Character, 1726-1825 (2005), Linda Hutcheon's A Theory of Adaptation (2006, 2013), and Terence Cave's Mignon's Afterlives: Crossing Cultures from Goethe to the Twenty-First Century (2011).
The Omniverse: Transdimensional Intelligence, Time Travel, the Afterlife, and the Secret Colony on Mars is for new age collections strong in UFO analysis and thinking, and maintains that everyone belongs to the Omniverse, a matrix blending spirit, energy and intelligence that embraces all living and spiritual dimensions of God.
Speculating on the afterlife, he added: "I think it is all wonderful and we all go and live on Snowdon, at the top by the bar.
I do believe in an afterlife though, and think our souls go on to another dimension.