Examples of anticlimax in a Sentence
The last chapter of the book was an anticlimax.
The movie ended in anticlimax.
Recent Examples of anticlimax from the Web
After days of almost feverish anticipation — indeed, in private, a few forum organizers complained of the media fixation over Trump's appearance — the speech was a bit of an anticlimax.
My colleague Heather Long reports that ears of some in attendance perked up at that: The relatively brief address came as an anticlimax.
By the game’s third drive, which ended with Robinson’s interception, the Eagles had rendered Diggs’s catch anticlimax.
At some point, the titans will retreat, we will be left with a new cast and there will be some anticlimax.
Joshua's status is in a new stratosphere after his dramatic victory over Wladimir Klitschko in April in one of the best heavyweight contests this century, so fighting a French journeyman like Takam is something of an anticlimax.
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Having burst on the scene suddenly, and reducing the Heisman race to an anticlimax, Jackson’s flaws were initially overshadowed by his flash.
Then, in the pinnacle of anticlimax, Wood uncorked a first-pitch wild pitch to Kris Bryant, allowing Baez to sprint home from third for the winning run.
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ANTICLIMAX Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of anticlimax for English Language Learners
: something that is much less exciting or dramatic than it was expected to be : a dull or disappointing ending or result
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