afterlife

[af-ter-lahyf, ahf-]
noun
1.
Also called future life. life, after death.
2.
the later part of a person's life: the remarkably productive afterlife of Thomas Jefferson.

Origin:
1585–95; after + life

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afterlife (ˈɑːftəˌlaɪf)
 
n
life after death or at a later time in a person's lifetime

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afterlife
1590s, "a future life" (esp. after resurrection), from after + life.
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Example sentences
Say you're about to die and are packing some supplies for the afterlife.
People used to behave themselves for fear of retribution in the afterlife.
The afterlife is also not measurable, testable, or falsifiable.
It seems that believing in an afterlife only makes one less interested in
  reaching it.
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