Aftermath and Occasion


Aftermath noun - A condition or occurrence traceable to a cause.
Usage example: the surgery was successful, but she now had to deal with its aftermath: a huge bill

Occasion is an antonym for aftermath.


Occasion noun - Someone or something responsible for a result.
Usage example: the missing money proved to be the occasion of much strife between the two brothers

Aftermath is an antonym for occasion.

Nearby Words: occasional, occasionally, occasioned, occasioning, occasionalism

How words are described

special special aftermath special occasion
particular particular aftermath particular occasion
complete complete aftermath complete occasion
future future aftermath future occasion
Other adjectives: social, happy, humorous, possible, several.

Both words in one sentence

  • One of the most famous images of the immediate aftermath of the Battle of Berlin is just such an occasion.
    Source: Plunder
  • Roleplay / Puella Magi Adfligo Systema Stepford Smiler: Mami before Sabrina told her the truth and promised to stay with her...and Sabrina herself on occasion when it comes to dealing with the aftermath of what she did by telling her.
  • Comic Book / Immortal Iron Fist Danny's millions have nothing to do with his skills, but on occasion (especially during Civil War and its aftermath), his main contribution to a team is financial.
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Occasion or Aftermath. 2016. Accessed June 09, 2023.
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