Synonyms for aftermath

Grammar : Noun
Spell : af-ter-math, ahf-
Phonetic Transcription : ˈæf tərˌmæθ, ˈɑf-

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Définition of aftermath

Origin :
  • 1520s, originally a second crop of grass grown after the first had been harvested, from after + -math, a dialectal word, from Old English mæð "a mowing, cutting of grass" (see math (n.2)). Figurative sense by 1650s. Cf. French regain "aftermath," from re- + Old French gain, gaain "grass which grows in meadows that have been mown," from a Germanic source, cf. Old High German weida "grass, pasture"
  • noun situation following an event, occurrence
Example sentences :
  • But in her sweet way she had given him her woman's aftermath of love.
  • Extract from : « Viviette » by William J. Locke
  • The aftermath, however, does not come up to the expectations of the good Medium.
  • Extract from : « The Book of Khalid » by Ameen Rihani
  • A friendship which is the aftermath of love is the shadow after the substance.
  • Extract from : « Glory of Youth » by Temple Bailey
  • We hear about "The jack of all trades," but the aftermath of the jack of all trades is "master of none."
  • Extract from : « Dollars and Sense » by Col. Wm. C. Hunter
  • I need not detail the aftermath of our emergence from the atom.
  • Extract from : « Beyond the Vanishing Point » by Raymond King Cummings
  • With one aftermath of the Pilgrimage of Grace he had yet to deal.
  • Extract from : « Henry VIII. » by A. F. Pollard
  • And to the aftermath that follows for all who win too easily and too soon.
  • Extract from : « When Winter Comes to Main Street » by Grant Martin Overton
  • "That might be no more than the aftermath of deep shock," Cal said.
  • Extract from : « Eight Keys to Eden » by Mark Irvin Clifton
  • In Norfolk this is called "aftermath eddish," and "rowans" or "rawins."
  • Extract from : « Notes and Queries, Number 201, September 3, 1853 » by Various
  • But these things were the aftermath of a harvest reaped by half a dozen sentences.
  • Extract from : « A Son of the Immortals » by Louis Tracy

Antonyms for aftermath

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