Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Plural form of aftermath.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • Ironically, immunizations have become victims of their own success, eradicating from public memory the devastating aftermaths of once-common pediatric illnesses: deafness caused by mumps, blindness after measles and paralysis brought on by polio.

    Inside the vaccine-autism scare

  • They were Team Rubicon, a non-profit group of veterans formed after the 2010 Haiti earthquake to help in the immediate aftermaths of disasters.

    Veterans help disaster survivors, themselves

  • While we can discuss the peaks of economic balance, we can also identify the worst disparities in economic strata: the Great Depression and the Bush years and their respective aftermaths.

    Robbie Gennet: Reversing the Redistribution of Wealth

  • She could have been talking about Shonda Rhimes, who likes to paint herself into corners with ridiculously contrived crises — ghosts on Grey's Anatomy, baby snatchers on Private Practice (ABC, tonight, 10 ET/PT) — and then save the day with surprisingly effective aftermaths.

    Critic's Corner Thursday

  • Sunshine Cleaning stars Amy Adams and Emily Blunt as Rose and Norah Lorkowski, two sisters who start a business cleaning up the bloody messes left at crime scenes and in the aftermaths of accidents, and one of those moments is a flashback to when the sisters were little girls and they discovered their mother's body after she'd committed suicide.

    Lance Mannion:

  • The history of previous great financial crises and their aftermaths shows stocks recovering early and smartly as they did last year.

    Robert Zevin: Been Down So Long ...

  • In fact, on account of these weather systems and their accompanying aftermaths, calling it "The Sunshine State" doesn't seem altogether appropriate; our nickname should probably be something more holistic, something like, "Florida: If you thought the problem was bad, just wait until you see the solution!"

    Martin Marks: Your Guide to Hurricane Preparedness

  • During a large portion of her speech, Mrs. Clinton concentrated on 9/11 and its aftermaths, noting the challenges she and fellow New York Senator Charles E. Schumer faced in even getting to Ground Zero shortly after the attacks and the support she received from her fellow senators.

    Biden and Clinton Say Goodbye to Senate - The Caucus Blog - NYTimes.com

  • As Atlanta deals with the fallout of a report that exposed widespread, systemic cheating by educators on standardized tests, more and more such episodes -- and their aftermaths -- have unfolded from Washington, D.C., to Pennsylvania.

    Educators Accused Of Tampering With Students' Tests From D.C. To Pennsylvania

  • After the recovery began there seemed to be a possibility, for a while at least, that the unprecedentedly large and swift interventions around the world would lead to a stronger rebound than previous aftermaths of financial crises.

    Robert Zevin: Beat the Devil

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.