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ˈæf tərˌmæθ, ˈɑf-af·ter·math

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. aftermath, wake, backwash(noun)

    the consequences of an event (especially a catastrophic event)

    "the aftermath of war"; "in the wake of the accident no one knew how many had been injured"

  2. consequence, aftermath(noun)

    the outcome of an event especially as relative to an individual

Wiktionary

  1. aftermath(Noun)

    , or farmers' jargon: A second mowing; the grass which grows after the first crop of hay in the same season.

  2. aftermath(Noun)

    Hence; that which happens after, that which follows. Has a strongly negative connotation in most contexts, implying a preceding catastrophe.

    In contrast to most projections of the aftermath of nuclear war, in this there is no rioting or looting.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Aftermath(noun)

    a second moving; the grass which grows after the first crop of hay in the same season; rowen

  2. Origin: [After + math. See Math.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Aftermath

    aft′ėr-math, n. a second mowing of grass in the same season. [See Mow, Meadow.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of aftermath in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of aftermath in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of aftermath in a Sentence

  1. Jeffrey Smith:

    The situation has deteriorated even further in the aftermath of December 30.

  2. Will Reiter:

    We all ducked for cover until the cloud passed and then started dealing with the aftermath.

  3. James Bullard:

    In the aftermath of Brexit people want to wait and see and I'm happy to go with that for now.

  4. Peter Swire:

    We're past the immediate aftermath of the 9/11 attack. And we can look at these issues more calmly.

  5. Prime Minister Ardern:

    Those who undertook a risky effort in the immediate aftermath did so in an incredibly courageous way.

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