Definition of anticlimactic adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌæntiklaɪˈmæktɪk//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌæntiklaɪˈmæktɪk//
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used to describe a situation that is disappointing because it happens at the end of something that was much more exciting, or because it is not as exciting as you expected Unfortunately, I found the ending of the film somewhat anticlimactic and not what I had hoped. compare climactic