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Princeton's WordNet

  1. posthumouslyadverb

    after death

    "these piano pieces were published posthumously"; "he was honored posthumously"


  1. posthumouslyadverb

    after death


  1. posthumously

    Posthumously refers to something that happens, is awarded, recognized, or published after a person's death. It is often used in the context of releasing an artist's unpublished works or awarding honors they earned but did not live to receive.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Posthumouslyadverb

    in a posthumous manner; after one's decease

Editors Contribution

  1. posthumously

    posthumously(Adverb) after death

    Submitted by anonymous on May 15, 2019  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of posthumously in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of posthumously in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of posthumously in a Sentence

  1. Steven Soderbergh:

    That was something we were going to do well before the nominations came out -- we talked about that in January. It's our belief -- that I think is not unfounded -- that actors' speeches tend to be more dramatic than producers' speeches. And so we thought it might be fun to mix it up, especially if people didn't know that was coming, so that was always part of the plan. And then when the nominations came out and there was even the possibility that Chadwick could win posthumously, our feeling was if he were to win and his widow were to speak on his behalf, there would be nowhere to go after that. So we stuck with it.

  2. President Trump:

    Today I've issued an executive grant of clemency, a full pardon, posthumously, to John Arthur' Jack' Johnson... The first African-American heavyweight champion of the world, a truly great fighter. Had a tough life.

  3. Charles de LEUSSE:

    A posthumously, everyone loves us. (A titre posthume, - Tout le monde nous aime)

  4. Friedrich Nietzsche, The Antichrist:

    Some men are born posthumously.

  5. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Warren:

    We're forgotten and so I loved to see how Dad has encouraged us to come together and we're checking off a dream, posthumously, we're checking off a dream of his.

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    • A. dint
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