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anticlimactic

[ an-tee-klahy-mak-tik, -kluh-, an-tahy- ]
/ ˌæn ti klaɪˈmæk tɪk, -klə-, ˌæn taɪ- /
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adjective
of, like, pertaining to, or expressing anticlimax.
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Origin of anticlimactic

First recorded in 1895–1900; anti + climactic

OTHER WORDS FROM anticlimactic

an·ti·cli·mac·ti·cal·ly, adverb
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