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Definition of the noun aftermath

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noun - plural: aftermaths

  1. the consequences of an event (especially a catastrophic event)
  2. the outcome of an event especially as relative to an individual

Alternative definition of the noun aftermath


  1. [obsolete] or farmers' jargon: A second mowing; the grass which grows after the first crop of hay in the same season.
  2. Hence; that which happens after, that which follows. Has a strongly negative connotation in most contexts, implying a preceding catastrophe.


  1. "Aftermath" a.k.a. "Remnants" is a 2011 action thriller film written by Christian McDonald and directed by Peter Engert.
  2. "Aftermath" is a 2012 Polish film written and directed by Władysław Pasikowski. The fictional Holocaust-related thriller and drama is inspired by the July 1941 Jedwabne pogrom in northeast Poland in which the Jewish community of Jedwabne was murdered "by their Polish neighbors" with the complicity of Nazi German officials.
  3. "Aftermath" is a 1994 Spanish horror short film written and directed by Nacho Cerdà. Containing no spoken dialogue, Aftermath is the second installment in a trilogy of shorts by Cerdà, preceded by 1990's The Awakening, and followed by 1998's Genesis.
  4. "Aftermath" is a 2013 crime thriller film written and directed by Thomas Farone.
  5. Aftermath is a four-part 2010 documentary television series created by History Television Canadian station, airing in the United States on the National Geographic Channel, and produced by Cream Productions.
  6. "Aftermath" is a 2004 drama film written by Kim Fupz Aakeson and directed by Paprika Steen.
  7. "Aftermath": It was a tragedy on an epic scale, the day the plane flying into Dalston crashed. It was not until all 187 bodies were pulled from the wreckage, counted and identified that the scope of the tragedy was realized. But for one woman, a mystery was being born that would take much longer to bury. The pilot, who also died in the crash, happened to be her husband. When the airline announced it was pilot error that brought down the plane, she tries desperately to uncover the truth of what really happened.
  8. "Aftermath" a.k.a. "A Year Ago in Winter" is a 2008 film directed by Caroline Link.
  9. "Aftermath" is a 2013 short, action, drama and thriller film written and directed by Jeremy Robbins.
  10. "Aftermath" is a 2009 short action adventure science fiction film written and directed by Alyx Gaudio.
    • country: United States of America
    • language: English Language
    • genres: Action Film, Adventure Film, Fantasy, Thriller, War film, Drama
    • released in (6 years ago)
  11. Aftermath is a supernatural crime drama based on the popular Naver webtoon by Kim Sun Kwon. It is a thrilling story of murder, mystery, and love that was made exclusively for Naver TVCast for viewing on mobile devices. Ahn Dae Yong is a quiet high school student who suddenly develops the super power to predict who is a murderer and who is about to die. Those who appear to have red eyes are destined to die soon, while those with blue eyes are about to commit murder. Ahn Dae Yong decides to use this power to save lives and becomes an unexpected hero for the people.
    • begun on
    • country: South Korea
    • genres: Action, Drama, Crime, Thriller, Korean drama
  12. "Aftermath" is a film, directed by Robert Cohn.


  1. "Aftermath" is the twelfth novel by Canadian detective fiction writer Peter Robinson in the multi award-winning Inspector Banks series of novels. The novel was first published in 2001 and has been reprinted a number of times since. The novel became the basis of the pilot episode of the British television series, DCI Banks, which first aired in the UK in 2010.
    • language: English Language
    • genres: Crime Fiction, Mystery
    • subjects: England, Police
    • released in (14 years ago)
  2. "Aftermath" is a book by Susan Brison.
    • also known as "Aftermath: violence and the remaking of a self"
  3. "Aftermath" is a book by K. A. Applegate, published in (12 years ago).
    • characters:
      • Jobs
      • 2Face
      • Mo'Steel
      • Tamara Hoyle
      • Billy Weir
      • Yago
      • Tate
      • Violet Blake
      • Charlie Langlow
      • Echo
      • Amelia
      • Duncan Choate
      • Noyze
      • Kubrick
      • Te
      • Mother
  4. "Aftermath" is a book by James Lane Allen.
    • also known as "Aftermath (sequel To A Kentucky Cardinal) (Notable American Author Series - Part I)", "Aftermath. Part second of "A Kentucky cardinal.""
    • genres: Fiction, Historical fiction
    • subjects: Literature, Literary


Aftermath a.k.a. Aftermath! is a role-playing game created by Paul Hume & Robert Charette which was published in 1981 by Fantasy Games Unlimited.

  • genre: Role-playing game


  1. "Aftermath", released April 1966 by Decca Records, is the fourth British studio album by the Rolling Stones. It was released in the United States in June 1966 by London Records as their sixth American album. The album is considered an artistic breakthrough for the band, being the first full-length release to consist entirely of Mick Jagger/Keith Richards compositions. Brian Jones played a variety of instruments not usually associated with rock music—including sitar on "Paint It Black", the Appalachian dulcimer on "Lady Jane" and "I Am Waiting", the marimbas on "Under My Thumb" and "Out of Time", harmonica on "High and Dry" and "Goin' Home", a Japanese koto on "Take It or Leave It", as well as guitar and keyboards. Much of the music was still rooted in Chicago electric blues.
  2. "Aftermath", formerly known as This Means Love, is the second studio album by Australian Contemporary Christian band Hillsong United. Production for the album began in March 2010 at Studios 301 in Sydney, Australia. It was announced on 10 November 2010, that coinciding with the Aftermath album release in February, Hillsong United would tour the USA and Canada in February and March 2011.
  3. "Aftermath" is a song by American alternative rock band R.E.M. It was released as the second single from their thirteenth studio album Around the Sun on November 29, 2004.
  4. "Aftermath" is a composition.
  5. "Aftermath" is a song by American pop vocalist and American Idol season eight runner-up Adam Lambert. The song was written by Lambert, Alisan Porter, Ferras, Ely Rise and produced by Howard Benson for Lambert's debut album, For Your Entertainment. It was released as a charity single on March 10, 2011.
  6. "Aftermath" is the fifth studio album released by power metal band Axenstar. It was recorded in Studio Underground. This album has been released on January 28, 2011.
  7. "Aftermath" is a musical single of Nightmares on Wax.
    • also known as Aftermath #2, Aftermath #3
    • released on (24 years ago)
  8. "Aftermath" is a musical album of Fever Fever.
    • released on
  9. "Aftermath" is a 2004 single album by R.E.M.
    • artist: R.E.M.
    • released on (10 years ago)
  10. "Aftermath" is a 2004 album by The Orb.
  11. "Aftermath" is a musical album of Stephanie Wukovitz.
    • released in (12 years ago)
  12. "Aftermath" is a musical album of Decoded Feedback.
    • released on (4 years ago)
  13. "Aftermath" is a musical single of Eric Prydz.
    • released on (9 years ago)


Who is Aftermath?

Aftermath a.k.a. Mampi Swift is a musical artist, musician, record producer, composer.


  1. Aftermath is a heavy metal band from Chicago formed in 1985. They have released two studio albums under two monikers and been involved in several compilation projects. They subsequently changed their name to Mother God Moviestar after a trademark dispute in which the band sued the rapper Dr. Dre.
  2. Aftermath is a musical group.
    • albums: "Aftermath", "The Final Showdown"
  3. Aftermath is a musical group.
    • album: "Tides of Sorrow"
  4. Aftermath is a musical group.
    • album: "Don't Cheer Me Up"

There are other groups with in their name, like the aftermath..., Beyond The Aftermath, Aftermath of a Trainwreck.


Aftermath was a super hero comic book imprint published by Devil's Due Publishing. A brainchild of Josh Blaylock, the new imprint aimed to establish a new, accessible, continuity-free universe that could later be expanded into a series of multi-media franchises. The imprint drew inspirations from comic book superheroes, as well pulp fiction, various cult genres and modern-day pop culture.

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Google previewThe Pacific (1915)

War's Aftermath is the title of a book by Dr. David Starr Jordan of Stanford University in which it is shown that 80 per cent of the best blood of certain counties of Virginia was lost in the Civil War, that the widows of men killed rarely remarried and ...

Google previewFinancial world (1922)

America's ... investment & business weekly

The aftermath is a survival of the fittest. As the weak ones are discarded the whole structure of business and industry becomes stronger and underlying conditions better. It is admitted that one must lend sympathy to those who go by the board, ...

Google previewAftermath: Star Wars (2015)

Journey to Star Wars: The Force Awakens by Chuck Wendig

Aftermath is a strong foot forward into unexplored territory and puts down just enough foundation that you can start picturing the Resistance and First Order of The Force Awakens taking shape.”—Nerdist “If the opening chapter of the ...

Google previewFemale Genocidaires During the Rwandan Genocide: When Women Kill (2013)

by Leila Fielding

To what extent the genocide has contributed to the empowerment of women in the aftermath is an understudied area which merits further consideration. This dissertation has ...

Google previewMasters of Illusion (2007)

American Leadership in the Media Age by Steven Rosefielde, D. Quinn Mills

AMERICAN MILITARY EFFECTIVENESS The major lesson for other countries from America's changed attitude toward its defense strategy, and specifically from the Second Gulf War and its aftermath is that the United States is able to defend ...

Google previewLife Exposed (2013)

Biological Citizens After Chernobyl by Adriana Petryna

The Chernobyl aftermath is a prism reflecting, containing, and reconfiguring the vexed political-economic, scientific, legal, and social circumstances that characterized this interim period. Lawmakers, radiation scientists, health professionals, ...

Google previewGender, Sainthood, & Everyday Practice in South Asian Shi'ism (2011)

by Karen G. Ruffle

What is most striking about the descriptions of the Karbala wedding and its aftermath is that a distinctively Indian worldview is expressed. This book is a multidisciplinary ethnographic study of how hagiographical texts and performance ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of the Farm ... Revised and Re-edited, with Supplementary Matter, by W. and H. Raynbird (1853)

by William Lewis RHAM, Hugh RAYNBIRD, William RAYNBIRD

AFTERMATH is the grass which grows after the hay has been made; it is also called latter-math, rowen, or rowett, and when left long on the ground it is called fog in some places. Where the land is rich and hay valuable, the afiemath is ofien ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Modern China (1800-1949) (2009)

by James Z. Gao

AFTERMATH SOLUTION MEETING (1924). A temporary legislature established by Duan Qirui. In the 1920s, China ...

Google previewAn Encyclopaedia of Forms and Precedents Other Than Court Forms (1904)

AGREEMENT for Letting Aftermath (o). AN AGREEMENT made the -- day of -- BETWEEN Parties. of the land"] of, etc. (hereinafter called the owner) of the one part and [tenant"} of, etc. (hereinafter called the tenant) of the other part. WHEREBY ...

Google previewInstant encyclopaedia of geography (1993)

by Shatrughna P. Sinha

AFTERMATH. OF. EMPIRE. In the non- Western, non-European world there is no country quite like Japan. All of a sudden the familiar phrases — underdevelopment, stagnation, subsistance — no longer apply. Japan is an industrial giant, ...

Google previewThe English Dialect Dictionary: A-C (1903)

by Joseph Wright

AFTERMATH, sb. Very widely distributed in midl., e.

Google previewThe English Dialect Dictionary, Being the Complete Vocabulary of All Dialect Words Still in Use, Or Known to Have Been in Use During the Last Two Hundred Years: A-E (1898)

by Joseph Wright


Google previewThe Wiley-Blackwell Dictionary of Modern European History Since 1789 (2011)

by Nicholas Atkin, Michael Biddiss, Frank Tallett

Berlin officially resumed the full national functions that Bonn had taken over in the immediate aftermath of the GERMAN REUNIFICATION of 1990. Germany's earlier period of European dominance under Nazi leadership had also led to the ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Eastern Orthodox Christianity, 2 Volume Set (2010)

by John Anthony McGuckin

The aftermath of the Russian Revolution brought many Orthodox émigrés to the West and separated dialogue with the church from the question of relations with the Russian state. Orthodox membership in the World Council of Churches as ...

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Older men declare war. But it is youth that must fight and die. And it is youth who must inherit the tribulation, the sorrow, and the triumphs that are aftermath of war. (Herbert Hoover)
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Scrabble value of A1F4T1E1R1M3A1T1H4

The value of this 9-letter word is 17 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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