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


of, like, pertaining to, or expressing anticlimax.

Origin of anticlimactic

First recorded in 1895–1900; anti + climactic
Related formsan·ti·cli·mac·ti·cal·ly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Word Origin and History for anticlimactic

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

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