What does posterity mean?

Definitions for posteritypɒˈstɛr ɪ ti

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word posterity.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. descendants, posterity(noun)

    all of the offspring of a given progenitor

    "we must secure the benefits of freedom for ourselves and our posterity"

  2. posterity(noun)

    all future generations

Wiktionary

  1. posterity(Noun)

    All the future generations, especially the descendants of a specific person.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Posterity(noun)

    the race that proceeds from a progenitor; offspring to the furthest generation; the aggregate number of persons who are descended from an ancestor of a generation; descendants; -- contrasted with ancestry; as, the posterity of Abraham

  2. Posterity(noun)

    succeeding generations; future times

  3. Origin: [L. posteritas: cf. F. postrit. See Posterior.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of posterity in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of posterity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Emeasoba George:

    I do inspire/motivate you/the world/posterity ahead not just for pleasure. But rather, I do inspire/motivate just to hearten you/the world/posterity ahead i.e. I do inspire/motivate in order to encourage you, make you hopeful, more cheerful and confident. That's just why I do inspire/motivate you/the world/posterity ahead. And guess what? I'm proud of that/glad for that.

  2. Emeasoba George:

    If you fail to leave a child/children behind it doesn't matter. Yes! but if you fail to leave your footprints on the sands of time it matters. For, you ought to succeed in leaving your footprints behind for posterity. Besides that, the posterity ahead can't/won't remember or celebrate you for merely succeeding in leaving a child/children behind. Rather, they (the posterity) will only remember/celebrate you for succeeding in leaving your footprints behind. Thus, strive to leave nothing but your footprints.

  3. Emeasoba George:

    I'm writing and publishing not just for the present generation. I'm equally writing and publishing mostly or mainly for the posterity ahead of me (all future generations). As a matter of fact, I have succeeded in writing and publishing my ever-increasing and thought-provoking quotes all over the internet. Consequently, I have equally succeeded in making global impact and positively influencing or changing the thoughts, mindsets, lifestyles, beliefs and lives of millions of people via my thought-provoking quotes. Now, that's why they (the posterity) will surely remember me and celebrate me perpetually as a great man, writer, motivator, inspirer or inspirator. Besides that, the posterity ahead of me will eventually remember me and celebrate me more and more by virtue of my upcoming books. I have seen the future.

  4. Emeasoba George:

    Do nothing for prosperity's sake. Rather, do everything you have to do for the sake of the posterity (all future generations ahead). Because, anything done for prosperity's sake does not last perpetually most times or rather it is not often impactful. But interestingly, whatever that is done for posterity's sake is ever impactful and will surely last perpetually. I mean, anything done for the sake of the posterity will surely be remembered and celebrated globally throughout the future generations ahead. Thus, do you have the gift of writing? If yes, then never write and publish for prosperity's sake. Instead, endeavour to write and publish for posterity. Note: anything written and published for posterity's sake will surely be read throughout the future generations ahead. In fact, I (personally) have been writing and publishing for posterity, I'm still writing and publishing for posterity and I will for life write and publish for posterity. Now, that's why the posterity in question will surely and eventually remember me and celebrate me too perpetually as a Great man, Writer, Motivator, Inspirator and Author by virtue of my thought-provoking quotes, insights, motivations, inspirations and my upcoming books. Oh! yes, my thought-provoking quotes, insights, motivations, inspirations and my upcoming books will surely be read, assimilated, shared, celebrated or criticized throughout the posterity ahead (all future generations) i.e. ad infinitum (endlessly, forever, never endingly). You can bet your bottom dollar. ~Emeasoba George

  5. EMEASOBA GEORGE:

    Do nothing for prosperity's sake. Rather, do everything you have to do for the sake of the posterity (all future generations ahead). Because, anything done for prosperity's sake don't last perpetually most times or rather it is not often impactful. But interestingly, whatever that is done for posterity's sake is ever impactful and will surely last perpetually. I mean, anything done for the sake of the posterity will surely be remembered and celebrated globally throughout the future generations ahead. Thus, do you have the gift of writing? If yes, then never write and publish for prosperity's sake. Instead, endeavour to write and publish for posterity. Note: anything written and published for posterity's sake will surely be read throughout the future generations ahead. In fact, I (personally) have been writing and publishing for posterity, I'm still writing and publishing for posterity and I will for life write and publish for posterity. Now, that's why the posterity in question will surely and eventually remember me and celebrate me too perpetually as a great man, writer, motivator, inspirator and author by virtue of my thought-provoking quotes, insights, motivations, inspirations and my upcoming books. Oh! yes, my thought-provoking quotes, insights, motivations, inspirations and my upcoming books will surely be read, assimilated, shared, celebrated or criticized throughout the posterity ahead (all future generations) i.e. ad infinitum (endlessly, forever, never endingly). You can bet your bottom dollar. ~Emeasoba George

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