Adjective(1) occurring or coming into existence after a person's death
(1) She bought a house and Elric was born, and passed off as a posthumous child.(2) Born in London the posthumous son of a clergyman and trained by his stepfather as a bricklayer, Jonson became a mercenary, then an actor and leading playwright.(3) He was the posthumous son of Geoffrey Plantagenet, fourth son of Henry II, by Constance, heiress of the Dukes of Brittany.(4) The fact is Margaret never pretends to coherence despite her desire for posthumous fame.(5) He was also honoured with a posthumous award for bravery.(6) At the very least the man who earned the posthumous soubriquet Father of the Nation should have known.(7) Both women achieved posthumous fame, but the facts of their deaths are vile.(8) Parliamentarians were concerned about inheritance rights in instances where a dead man's estate or property is dispersed before a posthumous child is born.(9) No more so, surely, than his concern for the posthumous publication of his works.(10) ├ö├ç├┐I feel that a posthumous award of some kind would be most appropriate, although I am not sure that one exists,├ö├ç├û he said.(11) She was born in 1888, a posthumous child, her father dying young.(12) Two Bills are now dealing with matters of posthumous citizenship are before the U.S. House of Representatives.(13) For others, however, the reasons for the posthumous fame are more complex.(14) One was Alexander IV, his posthumous son with a wife named Roxana.(15) The divemaster was granted a posthumous award.(16) Bolingbroke's many posthumous publications excited intense controversy in the decade which immediately followed his death.
1. posthumous ::
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