Definition Of anticlimax


a disappointing end to an exciting or impressive series of events.

the rest of the journey was an anticlimax by comparison

Example Of anticlimax

  • a sense of anticlimax and incipient boredom

  • After that, the contest itself was almost anticlimactic .

  • After this, the sailors reacted to the anticlimax by disappearing.

  • After working with Stanley Kubrick for a couple of years, anything else would be an anticlimax .

  • Almost anticlimactically after that ordeal, the egress was absurdly simple.

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