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Definition of the noun afterlife

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noun - plural: afterlives

  1. life after death
    • examples: I think Hitler will have an unpleasant afterlife. | He believes in an afterlife. | She doesn't believe in an afterlife. | He wasn't concerned with his afterlife.
    • lexical domain: Time - nouns denoting time and temporal relations
    • synonym of afterlife: hereafter
    • more generic words: life / life-time / lifespan / lifetime = the period during which something is functional
    • more specific terms:


  1. "Afterlife" a.k.a. "After.Life" is a 2009 American psychological thriller film starring Liam Neeson, Christina Ricci and Justin Long, directed by Agnieszka Wójtowicz-Vosloo from her original screenplay.
  2. "AfterLife" is a 2003 film drama set in Scotland directed by Alison Peebles and original screen play by Andrea Gibb. An ambitious Scottish journalist forced to choose between his high-flying career or caring for his younger sister who has Down syndrome.
  3. "Afterlife" is a 1978 animated short by Ishu Patel that takes an impressionistic look at life after death, based on recent studies, case histories and myths. In the film, the afterlife state is portrayed as a working-out of all the individual's past experiences. Afterlife was produced by Derek Lamb for the National Film Board of Canada. A film without words, Afterlife received numerous awards including a Golden Sheaf Award, a Genie Award for Best Animated Film and the award for Best short Film from the Montreal World Film Festival. Music is by Herbie Mann, performing the David Mills composition, "In Tangier", from his album Stone Flute.
    • also known as Après la vie
    • country: Canada
    • genre: Animation
    • released in (38 years ago)
  4. "Afterlife" is a 2014 drama comedy family film written and directed by Virág Zomborácz.
  5. "Afterlife" is a film.
    • starring: Raymond Moody
    • genres: Documentary film, Spiritual film
    • released in (6 years ago)
  6. "AfterLife" is a short drama film directed by Lana Garland.

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Google previewKlezmer's Afterlife (2013)

An Ethnography of the Jewish Music Revival in Poland and Germany by Magdalena Waligorska

Klezmers Afterlife is the first book to investigate this fascinating music scene in Central Europe, giving voice to the musicians, producers and consumers of the resuscitated klezmer.

Google previewThe Geologic Model of Religion (2012)

by Andrew Clifford

Afterlife is a theoretical process whereas God is a theoretical person. Afterlife as a process...

Google previewConsuming Grief (2001)

Compassionate Cannibalism in an Amazonian Society by Beth A. Conklin

For some lowland South American peoples, the afterlife is a world without marriage or affines, where everyone is blood kin...

Google previewDictionary of Biblical Imagery (2010)

by Leland Ryken, James C. Wilhoit, Tremper Longman III

AFTERLIFE The afterlife is a central image of the Christian faith. All human beings are destined to...

Google previewThe Element Encyclopedia of Ghosts and Hauntings: The Ultimate A–Z of Spirits, Mysteries and the Paranormal (2010)

by Theresa Cheung

Afterlife (also known as life after death) is the continuation of existence beyond this world or after death. There are various sources for this belief, but the one most relied upon is the testimony of individuals who claim to have knowledge of the ...

Google previewMummies around the World: An Encyclopedia of Mummies in History, Religion, and Popular Culture (2014)

An Encyclopedia of Mummies in History, Religion, and Popular Culture by Matt Cardin

The afterlife is described in these texts as an underworld called Duat, which is ruled by the god Osiris. It was open to everyone, and the deceased who went there became like Osiris. Therefore, deceased individuals are referred in the texts as ...

Google previewThe Spanking Dictionary – Huge Bonus Edition – 10 eBooks in One! (2015)

by Phil G

Afterlife from the Standpoint of Science There are at least five types of scientifically proven afterlife scenarios. 1) First off, genetics. When you procreate, a large portion of your DNA survives you in the form of your children, direct relatives and to ...

Google previewDictionary of Literary Themes and Motifs (1988)

by Jean-Charles Seigneuret

Common Features of the Afterlife One should expect a certain amount of repetition in accounts of the afterlife, regardless of the era or culture that is represented. Like any archetype, the afterlife ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of African Religion (2009)

by Molefi Kete Asante, Ama Mazama

the afterlife played a central role ; the people of Kemet called it wHm anx (wehem ankh), repeating life. It was considered a spiritual and ethical goal and a reward for a righteous life on Earth —in ...

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He hoped and prayed that there wasn't an afterlife. Then he realized there was a contradiction involved here and merely hoped that there wasn't an afterlife. (Douglas Adams)
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Scrabble value of A1F4T1E1R1L1I1F4E1

The value of this 9-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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