Pronunciation: (fyOO-toor'i-tē, -tyoor'-, -choor'-, -chûr'-),[key] —n., —pl.-ties. 1. future time: Such discussion is better left to futurity. 2. future generations; posterity: What will futurity say about this? 3. the afterlife: the promise of eternal rest in futurity. 4. a future state or condition; a future event, possibility, or prospect: We are concerned about the futurity of unsubsidized opera. His tactfulness remains more of a futurity than a reality. 5. the quality of being future: the futurity of the end of the world. 6. Also called futu'rity race".Horse Racing.a race, usually for two-year-olds, in which the entrants are selected long before the race is run, sometimes before the birth of the foal.