Definition of posteriority in US English:



  • See posterior

    • ‘This very loaded broaching, through the use of the word posthumanous, of the thought of an extreme posteriority finds itself sternly warned by Derrida's words, above.’
    • ‘Yet his writing is emptily abstract and opaque, e.g. As images of posteriority, ruins reveal the primordiality of the temporal law dial holds sway over their obsolescence.’
    • ‘Anteriority, or posteriority, is a characteristic of the Gothic, in that it gives expression to what Enlightenment culture pushes to the back.’
    • ‘He presented evidence for Aristotle's recognition of a type of term between equivocal and univocal terms, some instances of which were characterized by their use according to priority and posteriority.’