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Synonyms for posthumous

occurring or done after death


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occurring or coming into existence after a person's death

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Anyway, I think the current system is passe and archaic and that the establishment should reconsider automatically awarding posthumous knighthoods to people like John Lennon.
1981: John Lennon, who'd been shot dead in December 1980, had a posthumous number one with Woman.
Posthumous medals went to six individuals, among them civil rights workers James Chaney, Andrew Goodman and Michael Schwerner, who were slain in 1964 as they participated in a historic voter registration drive in Mississippi.
THE mum of fundraiser Stephen Sutton picked up his posthumous honorary degree from Coventry University.
Jackson has two Cirque du Soleil shows, his music and his half of the Sony/ATV catalogue to thank for his posthumous bank balance.
1959 Buddy Holly - It Doesn''t Matter Anymore WRITTEN by Paul Anka and recorded by Buddy Holly, this she song was a posthumous hit in 1959 shortly after Buddy Holly was killed in a plane crash in February that year.
Here to Party,' sold 150,000 copies in its first week, while Henrix's posthumous album, 'People, Hell and Angels,' placed second with 72,000 copies, OnTheRedCarpet.
Amy Winehouse's dad attended the BRIT awards in honour of his daughter, who was nominated for her posthumous album Lioness: Hidden Treasures.
But he was the first actor to receive a posthumous Academy Award.
It was then that she chanced upon a unique procedure called the Posthumous Sperm Retrieval ( PSR).
THE family of tragic Bee Gee Robin Gibb want him given a posthumous knighthood.
LAWYERS have launched a campaign to gain a posthumous pardon for a working-class hero, who was executed nearly 170 years ago.
gives a pocket the weight of syllogism: no posthumous event can affect
Corporal Lee Brownson, from Bishop Auckland, who died in a blast from an improvised explosive device near Sangin in January, was awarded a posthumous Conspicuous Gallantry Cross.
Literary afterlife; the posthumous continuations of 325 authors' fictional characters.