Antonyms of adj posthumous

1 sense of posthumous

Sense 1
posthumous -- (occurring or coming into existence after a person's death; "a posthumous award"; "a posthumous book"; "a posthumous daughter")

INDIRECT (VIA middle, late) -> early -- (at or near the beginning of a period of time or course of events or before the usual or expected time; "early morning"; "an early warning"; "early diagnosis"; "an early death"; "took early retirement"; "an early spring"; "early varieties of peas and tomatoes mature before most standard varieties")
INDIRECT (VIA late, early) -> middle -- (between an earlier and a later period of time; "in the middle years"; "in his middle thirties")

Similarity of adj posthumous

1 sense of posthumous

Sense 1
posthumous -- (occurring or coming into existence after a person's death; "a posthumous award"; "a posthumous book"; "a posthumous daughter")
       => late (vs. early) (vs. middle) -- (being or occurring at an advanced period of time or after a usual or expected time; "late evening"; "late 18th century"; "a late movie"; "took a late flight"; "had a late breakfast")

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