- To be posthumous, a person was born after the death of their father.
- Posthumous orphans never knew their fathers.
- Posthumous is something that happens to a person after their death.
- The posthumous Medal of Honor was given to the family of the soldier who died in battle.
- Artists who were not famous during their life often receive posthumous recognition, too late for them to enjoy.
- His book was his posthumous revenge on enemies he dared not take on alive.