posteriority

[po-steer-ee-awr-i-tee, -or-, poh-]

Origin of posteriority

1350–1400; Middle English pos-teriorite < Medieval Latin posteriōritās. See posterior, -ity
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Word Origin and History for posteriority
n.

late 14c., "state of being behind," from Old French posteriorite (Modern French postériorité), from Medieval Latin posterioritatem (nominative posterioritas), from Latin posterior "later" (see posterior (adj.)).

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