Definition of afterlife in English:

afterlife

Syllabification: af·ter·life
Pronunciation: /ˈaftərˌlīf
 
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noun

[usually in singular]
  • 1(In some religions) life after death: most Christians believe in an afterlife
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    • He did not believe in the afterlife and considered death as the final phase of all souls, fools as well as the wise.
    • Beliefs concerning the afterlife depend on the religion of the individual.
    • Beliefs about death and the afterlife correspond to the doctrines of the major religions.
    Synonyms
    life after death, the next world, the hereafter, the afterworld, eternity, kingdom come; immortality
  • 2Later life: they spent much of their afterlife trying to forget the fire
    More example sentences
    • Sidhe never regretted doing it, even if her afterlife had not been as wonderful as she had hoped.

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