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Definition of "anticlimactic" []

  • Lacking climax, disappointing or ironically insignificant following of impressive foreshadowing. (adjective)

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Use "anticlimactic" in a sentence
  • "The film’s pat resolution, while perhaps anticlimactic, is satisfying in how uniquely thoughtful it is."
  • "The failure of the effect can't even be called anticlimactic - there is no climax in "Believe.""
  • "In a development that could charitably be called anticlimactic, if not disastrous, Psystar is finished."