anticlimactic

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adjective an·ti·cli·mac·tic \-klī-ˈmak-tik, -klə-\

Definition of anticlimactic

  1. :  of, relating to, or marked by anticlimax

anticlimactically

play \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

1831

First Known Use of anticlimactic

1831

Variants of anticlimactic

or less commonly

anticlimactical

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