anticlimactic

[an-tee-klahy-mak-tik, -kluh-, an-tahy-]

Origin of anticlimactic

First recorded in 1895–1900; anti + climactic
Related formsan·ti·cli·mac·ti·cal·ly, adverb
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anticlimactic

adj.

also anti-climactic, 1831; see anticlimax + -ic.

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