1. the consequences of an event (especially a catastrophic event)

- the aftermath of war

Similar word(s): backwash, wake

Definition categories: phenomenon, consequence, effect, event, issue, outcome, result, upshot

2. the outcome of an event especially as relative to an individual

Similar word(s): consequence

Definition categories: event, outcome, result, resultant, termination

Sentences with aftermath as a noun:

- In contrast to most projections of the aftermath of nuclear war, in this there is no rioting or looting.