IELTS Vocabulary

Word: Posterity

Part of speech: Noun

Meaning: Future generations.

Synonyms: Descendants, Heirs


1. In this contemporary epoch, due to relentless competition, parents have less time at their disposal. Due to this, the upbringing of children is a daunting task for them, and the new generation remains deprived of moral education. This development would affect not only the current generation but also the posterity. At such tender age, juveniles do not understand the repercussions of inappropriate behaviour. However, when they turn into adults, they realize the importance of altruist behaviour.

2. In the contemporary epoch, technology has made inroads in our lives. There is relentless competition in every industry and making a profit from the existing product range is a daunting task. Due to this, products such as televisions and smartphones come packed with advanced features. Overuse of Television and the Internet can lead to disastrous repercussions by encouraging a sedentary lifestyle. Moreover, it reduces the crucial face to face interactions dramatically. This development could lead to a drastic decline in the number of people who engage in charitable works, and posterity would face the aftermaths of this development.

3. In this contemporary epoch internet has made inroads in our lives. Spending life without the services of cyberspace is a daunting task. Using it as a means of communication is beneficial because it helps us connect freely and easily with no geographical barriers. This salient feature is a blessing for altruistic people because it empowers them to provide unabated support to underprivileged people. Moreover, it brings the best out of individuals by engaging them in relentless competition. The cyber-world has much more to offer in the coming decades. Posterity would be in the best position to reap its full benefits.

4. In this contemporary epoch, online shopping is gaining momentum. Shopping through computers without sufficient knowledge can lead to disastrous repercussions because the buyers can fall prey to cyber frauds. And tracking cyber crimes is a daunting task for the police. On the other hand, it empowers the altruist people to provide unstinted support to the weaker sections of society. Apart from this customers get the best deals due to relentless competition in various companies. The online shopping industry will reach the tipping point in the coming decades. Hence posterity would make the maximum use of it.

5. In this contemporary epoch, rising inflation is an ongoing affair. 

To lure innocent buyers, companies engage in unhealthy trade practices because of relentless competition. Hence it is prudent to not go beyond our means while buying goods and services, even if it is a daunting task. Because purchasing those things which you do not require can lead to disastrous repercussions in the long run. To handle tough times, we need to be in the company of altruist people who have this tendency of helping their near and dear ones in case of unforeseen contingencies. Otherwise, the future of not only the current generation but also the posterity is in jeopardy.

6. In this contemporary epoch, people’s reliance on natural resources is increasing at an alarming rate, and spending life without them is a daunting task. Apart from this, industries are extracting natural resources at a tremendous pace to strengthen their bottom line in this era of relentless competition. Such overuse of natural resources could lead to disastrous repercussions. So the well-being of not only the current generation but also the posterity is in jeopardy. The developed nations need to work in an altruist way to do sufficient research and development to reverse the environmental damage throughout the world

7. In this contemporary epoch, youngsters remain under tremendous stress because of relentless competition. Due to their hectic lifestyle spending time with their near and dear ones is a daunting task. It could widen the gap between the family members. Such a scenario is counterproductive for not only the current generation but also the posterity.

8. Websites such as  Wikipedia provides us with relentless knowledge. Acquiring knowledge without the internet is a daunting task in this contemporary epoch. Fields such as robotics and artificial intelligence are gaining momentum. There would be a plethora of work opportunities for not only the current generation but also the posterity.

9. To provide a safe world to posterity, we must strive hard to undo the environmental damage done by us.

10. During my exams, I received relentless knowledge from my friends. Without their help, achieving higher grades was a daunting task. Apart from this, the internet provided me with unabated support. Online education is gaining prominence, and by the end of 2030, it will reach its tipping point. Hence, posterity would have a plethora of options for seamlessly acquiring knowledge.

11. I didn’t enjoy the trip to Malaysia due to the relentless heat. Global warming is a threat for not only the current generation but also the posterity.

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