1. posthumous

adjective. ['ˈpɑːstʃʊməs'] occurring or coming into existence after a person's death.


  • early


  • posthumus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Posthumous

  • animous
  • anonymous
  • autonomous
  • blasphemous
  • enormous
  • enormous
  • famous
  • infamous
  • magnanimous
  • monogamous
  • polygamous
  • pusillanimous
  • synonymous
  • unanimous
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Example sentences of the word posthumous

1. Adjective
The executor of an estate may be involved in carrying out any or all of these posthumous wishes.

Quotes containing the word posthumous

1. When I stop working the rest of the day is posthumous. I'm only really alive when I'm writing.
- Tennessee Williams

2. Posthumous {Couplet} The anonymous may claim their fame posthumous;But let my words be my stake, while I'm still awake.
- Beryl Dov