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Adj.1.postmortal - occurring or done after death; "postmortem changes"; "a postmortem examination to determine cause of death"; "postmortal wounds"
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In his essay, Venz focuses in particular on the notion that death occasions the appearance of "twin" post-mortals, or that death creates a "bifurcation" in the postmortal personality of the deceased.
125) At the heart of Smith's institutions was a priesthood that Smith claimed he received from the postmortal apostles Peter, James, and John.
This brief excursion into the transegoic quality of names--in a sense stretching a person's existence into his ante- and postmortal life--may suffice to delineate the social significance of the sound-image of the self.