Definition of Posteriority

1. Noun. The quality of being toward the back or toward the rear end.

Category relationships: Quadruped
Generic synonyms: Position, Spatial Relation
Antonyms: Anteriority
Derivative terms: Posterior

2. Noun. Following in time.
Exact synonyms: Subsequence, Subsequentness
Generic synonyms: Lateness
Antonyms: Priority
Derivative terms: Subsequent, Subsequent

Definition of Posteriority

1. n. The state of being later or subsequent; as, posteriority of time, or of an event; -- opposed to priority.

Definition of Posteriority

1. Noun. The condition of being posterior (in any sense) ¹

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Definition of Posteriority

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Posteriority

posterior cerebral artery
posterior chamber
posterior chambers
posterior facial vein
posterior meningeal artery
posterior naris
posterior pituitary
posterior pituitary gland
posterior probability
posterior serratus muscle
posterior synechia
posterior temporal artery
posterior vein of the left ventricle
posteriority (current term)

Literary usage of Posteriority

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1. The Vaiśeshika Aphorisms of Kaṇâda with Comments from the Upaskâra of Śan by Kaṇāda, Jayanārāyaṇa Tarkapañcānana (1873)
"Sometimes destruction of posteriority is by destruction of the substance and of conjunction, as when there arises disjunction of the constituent parts of a ..."

2. Course of the History of Modern Philosophy by Victor Cousin, Orlando Williams Wight (1856)
"... their relations of anteriority or of posteriority, of superiority or of inferiority, especially their harmony.—Philosophy, reflecting all the elements ..."

3. The New Testament in the original Greek by Brooke Foss Westcott, Fenton John Anthony Hort (1896)
"posteriority of Syrian (8) to 'Western' (/?) and other (neutral, a) readings shown (i) by analysis of Conflate Headings 132. ..."

4. A New Law Dictionary and Institute of the Whole Law: For the Use of Students by Archibald Brown (1874)
"Thus, a man who held lands or tenements of two lords was said to hold of his moro j ancient lord by priority, and of his leas . ancient lord by posteriority ..."

5. The Works of Jeremy Bentham by Jeremy Bentham, John Bowring (1843)
"Disposition by means of succession, or priority and posteriority ... Priority and posteriority are relation! that apply alike to place and time. ..."

6. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1878)
"Many of them have ¡ junction, priority, posteriority, gravity, fluidity, been brought up to crime, but want the skill and viscidity, sound, understanding, ..."

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