climactic

adjective cli·mac·tic \ klī-ˈmak-tik , klə- \
Updated on: 16 Nov 2017

Definition of climactic

:of, relating to, or constituting a climax
  • the film's climactic scene

climactically

play \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of climactic in a Sentence

  1. At the climactic moment, the main character of the novel finds herself face to face with the thief.

  2. the movie's climactic chase scene

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First Known Use of climactic

1747


CLIMACTIC Defined for English Language Learners

climactic

adjective

Definition of climactic for English Language Learners

  • : most exciting and important : forming a climax


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climactic

adjective cli·mac·tic \ klī-ˈmak-tik \

medical Definition of climactic

:of, relating to, or constituting a climax


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