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Meaning of POSTERIORITY

Pronunciation:  pâ`steeuri'âreetee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  following in time
  2. [n]  the quality of being toward the back or (in quadrupeds) toward the rear end
 

POSTERIORITY is a 12 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: subsequence, subsequentness
 
 Antonyms: antecedence, antecedency, anteriority, precedence, precedency, priority
 
 See Also: lateness, position, spatial relation

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pos*te`ri*or"i*ty\, n. [Cf. F.
post['e]riorit['e].]
The state of being later or subsequent; as, posteriority of
time, or of an event; -- opposed to {priority}.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: aftertime, afteryears, by-and-by, coming after, consecution, consecutiveness, continuation, continuity, course ahead, crystal ball, descent, determinism, distant future, eventuality, expectation, extension, following, foresight, forward look, future, future tense, futurism, futurity, hereafter, immediate future, immediate prospect, imminence, line, lineage, logical sequence, near future, offing, order, order of succession, outlook, postposition, prediction, probability, procession, progression, project, prolongation, prophecy, prospect, rotation, sequence, series, subjunction, succession, successiveness, suffixation, the future, the morrow, the sweet by-and-by, time ahead, time just ahead, time to come, tomorrow
 

 

 

 

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