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    posthumous

    posthumous - Dictionary definition and meaning for word posthumous

    Definition
    (adj) occurring or coming into existence after a person's death
    Example Sentence
    • a posthumous award
    • a posthumous book
    • a posthumous daughter
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for posthumous

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post + humous ~ post + human; after death ~ not considered as human ~ post human

posthumous = post + hum + ous; post of hum means after we i.e. after our death.

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