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[af-ter-wurld, ahf-]
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  1. the future world, especially the world after death.
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Origin of afterworld

First recorded in 1590–1600; after + world
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  • Ib, the queen of the afterworld, the goddess of deceased mortals, whose abode is down below the pillars of the world.

    The Manbos of Mindano

    John M. Garvan

  • Such imposture, Godwin argued, is as futile as the parallel use by religion of the pains and penalties of the afterworld.

British Dictionary definitions for afterworld


  1. a world inhabited after death
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