Definition of afterlife
1 : an existence after death
2 : a later period in one's life
3 : a period of continued or renewed use, existence, or popularity beyond what is normal, primary, or expected a TV show with a long afterlife in syndication
Examples of afterlife in a Sentence
Does he believe in an afterlife?
written in afterlife, his memoirs reveal a kinder, more forgiving man
Recent Examples of afterlife from the Web
The Discovery is a 2017 Netflix film in which Robert Redford plays a scientist who proves that the afterlife is real.
Millenarian fanatics with their eyes on armageddon and the afterlife will happily wait us out a little longer if need be.
Those who show righteous behavior during the holy month will be rewarded manifold in the afterlife, the Koran promises.
But unlike George or *Pushing Daisies’*s Chuck (Ann Friel), Laura doesn’t have to stay pretty in the afterlife.
The 18-year-old, who was baptized and confirmed as a Methodist, doesn’t believe in an afterlife, but still believes in a God.
Odin is also the ruler of Valhalla, the place in the afterlife where valiant soldiers go to die.
Nick has been cursed by the Mummy, who thinks of him as her future plus-one in the afterlife.
Gitai’s respected track record and the prickly, perpetually timely subject matter should guarantee plenty of festival play beyond Cannes, followed by a small-screen afterlife.
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First Known Use of afterlife
AFTERLIFE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of afterlife for English Language Learners
: a life that some people believe exists after death
AFTERLIFE Defined for Kids
Definition of afterlife for Students
: an existence after death
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