Part of speech: noun

A future state.

Part of speech: adverb

At a future time; from this time forth; after this life.

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Usage examples "hereafter":

  1. Teach men how to live and leave it to Death to reveal the hereafter. - "The Orchard of Tears", Sax Rohmer.
  2. A possible fate in the hereafter seemed to him to have no bearing on his conduct here. - "The Ancient East", D. G. Hogarth.
  3. What profit have those who are able to appear to be happy for a year or two, only at the cost of misery hereafter? - "The Marvellous History of the Shadowless Man and The Cold Heart", Adelbert von Chamisso Wilhelm Hauff.