Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: posthumous
IPA transcription: [p'ɑstʃʊməs]
Pronunciations of posthumous
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: posthumous
    Meaning: occurring or coming into existence after a person's death; "a posthumous award"; "a posthumous book"; "a posthumous daughter"
Usage examples
  • The good opinion of posterity can have no possible effect on our fortunes, and the practical value which reputation may temporarily have is quite absent in posthumous fame.
  • 'I study Poetry simply as a fine art by which I may exercise my intellect and elevate my taste,' wrote the late Mr. George Morine many years ago to a friend, and the little posthumous volume that now lies before us contains the record of his quiet literary life.
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