all of the offspring of a given progenitor
"we must secure the benefits of freedom for ourselves and our posterity"
all future generations
All the future generations, especially the descendants of a specific person.
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
succeeding generations; future times
Origin: [L. posteritas: cf. F. postrit. See Posterior.]
It means all future generations ahead. All the unborn generations collectively. All the people who will exist in the future.
The numerical value of Posterity in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of Posterity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Posterity gives every man his true value.
Posterity is as likely to be wrong as anyone else.
Posterity is as likely to be wrong as anybody else.
The Youth of a Nation are the trustees of posterity.
A poet must need be before his own age, to be even with posterity.
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Translations for Posterity
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- الأجيال القادمةArabic
- Nachwelt, NachkommenGerman
- भावी पीढ़ीHindi
- anak cucuIndonesian
- posteri, posteritàItalian
- הדורות הבאיםHebrew
- potomstwo, potomkowiePolish
- gelecek kuşaklarTurkish
- نسل پرستیUrdu
- hậu thếVietnamese
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