Posthumous in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Posthumous

taking place after one's death

Examples of Posthumous in a sentence

The author received several impressive awards for her body of work; unfortunately, they were all posthumous.  🔊

The media’s posthumous desecration of the great man’s character assassination was completely unwarranted.  🔊

After the posthumous publication of such a personal letter, I wonder if there is any respect for a person’s privacy anymore.  🔊

Thanks to modern technology, the ruler was able to deliver a posthumous speech to his followers, encouraging them to continue what he had started.  🔊

Due to the popularity of some of his best films, the director’s posthumous reputation grew even larger than the one he enjoyed while he was still living.  🔊

After he died in prison, new evidence turned up proving his innocence so the governor granted him a posthumous pardon.  🔊

After the death of a movie star, many cable channels will run posthumous reruns of his movies for a short time.  🔊

For most high achievers, fame and fortune during their lifetime is highly preferable to posthumous recognition.  🔊

When Celia saw her name in the paper, she immediately called and explained politely that obituaries are supposed to be posthumous.  🔊

After his theory was proven to be correct, the professor’s widow expressed gratitude for his posthumous fame.  🔊

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