What does anticlimactic mean?

Definitions for anticlimactic-klaɪˈmæk tɪk, -klə-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. anticlimactic, anticlimactical(adj)

    of or relating to a sudden change from an impressive to a ludicrous style

  2. anticlimactic(adj)

    coming after the climax especially of a dramatic or narrative plot

    "everything after the discovery of the murderer was anticlimactic"


  1. anticlimactic(Adjective)

    Lacking climax, disappointing or ironically insignificant following of impressive foreshadowing.

    After all the build up, the ending of the story was an anticlimactic letdown.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of anticlimactic in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of anticlimactic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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