Definitions for climaxˈklaɪ mæks

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. climax, flood tide(noun)

    the highest point of anything conceived of as growing or developing or unfolding

    "the climax of the artist's career"; "in the flood tide of his success"

  2. climax, culmination(noun)

    the decisive moment in a novel or play

    "the deathbed scene is the climax of the play"

  3. orgasm, climax, sexual climax, coming(noun)

    the moment of most intense pleasure in sexual intercourse

  4. climax(noun)

    the most severe stage of a disease

  5. climax(verb)

    arrangement of clauses in ascending order of forcefulness

  6. culminate, climax(verb)

    end, especially to reach a final or climactic stage

    "The meeting culminated in a tearful embrace"

Wiktionary

  1. climax(Noun)

    The point of greatest intensity or force in an ascending series; a culmination

  2. climax(Noun)

    The turning point in a plot or in dramatic action, especially one marking a change in the protagonist's affairs.

  3. climax(Noun)

    A stage of ecological development in which a community of organisms, is stable and capable of perpetuating itself.

  4. climax(Noun)

    An orgasm.

  5. climax(Noun)

    Ordering of terms in increasing order of importance or magnitude.

  6. climax(Noun)

    Anadiplosis.

  7. climax(Verb)

    To reach or bring to a climax

  8. climax(Verb)

    To orgasm; to reach orgasm

  9. Origin: From climax, from κλῖμαξ, from κλίνω.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Climax(verb)

    upward movement; steady increase; gradation; ascent

  2. Climax(verb)

    a figure in which the parts of a sentence or paragraph are so arranged that each succeeding one rises above its predecessor in impressiveness

  3. Climax(verb)

    the highest point; the greatest degree

  4. Origin: [L., from Gr. ladder, staircase, fr. to make to bend, to lean. See Ladder, Lean, v. i.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Climax

    klī′maks, n. (rhet.) the arranging of the particulars of a portion of a discourse so as to rise in strength to the last: the last term of the rhetorical arrangement: a culmination.—v.i. to ascend in a climax: to culminate.—adjs. Climact′ic, -al, pertaining to a climax.—adv. Climact′ically. [Gr. klimax, a ladder—from klinein, to slope.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of climax in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of climax in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Gynecological Endocrinology:

    Some women retain the ability to masturbate and climax across menopause because of higher androgen levels but maybe their sexual function with a partner is impaired due to many other reasons.

  2. Emeasoba George:

    God is less concerned with just taking you to the next level of your career/business. Guess what? He is more concerned with taking you to the highest level of your career/business i.e. the peak/climax. But mind you, what he (God) asks for is an unfailing patience.

  3. Emeasoba George:

    Death is not actually the worst thing that can happen to any human or anybody. Rather, it is one of the best things that can happen to any human or anyone. Yes! you heard me right as ever, come to think of it (death) logically. If there is no death here (on earth) those who are going through misery, difficulty or poverty would keep on experiencing it forever or endlessly. Moreover, if there is no death here (on earth) those who are living life of affluence or luxury would keep on enjoying it forever or endlessly. That is to say, death serves or works as a breaking point between life of affluence (luxury) and life of adversity (misfortune). Besides, it (death) terminates the severity, acuteness, excessiveness, intensity or climax of everything or everyone, that is that QED.

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