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
Each episode ends up as an extended joke about how the superhero genre works, with every hideous, terrifying protagonist defeated in a quick overdetermined anticlimax.
Because Justify’s triumph follows the drought-ending Triple Crown of American Pharoah by only three years, the achievement was liable to leave some spectators with a sense of anticlimax.
Photo: Getty The delay marked an anticlimax to a rush of activity in the House.
Her announcement was quite an anticlimax, perhaps the biggest in tennis since Roger Federer withdrew with a back injury before the championship match of the ATP World Tour Finals against Novak Djokovic in 2014.
But the book’s anticlimax is the hook upon which the whole thing hangs.
The story meanders near the end, but the anticlimax can't quite dispel the movie's warm eccentricity.
Talk about an anticlimax: On Thursday the Senate confirmed Mike Pompeo 57-42 after Democrats threatened for weeks to torpedo the Secretary of State for no reason other than rank partisanship.
There was an element of anticlimax to Tillerson’s exit.
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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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