anticlimactic : Definition, Usages, News and More

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an tee klahy mak tik

  • a  of or relating to a sudden change from an impressive to a ludicrous style
  • a  coming after the climax especially of a dramatic or narrative plot
    everything after the discovery of the murderer was anticlimactic

  • In following him, however, the story loses track of some promising minor characters whose disappearance is disappointing, whose reappearance is sometimes anticlimactic.
  • Instead the winners were announced by TV gossip-show hosts in an anticlimactic 30 minute event.
  • That verdict, after the hoopla and spiraling speculation over Brown's future, was anticlimactic.
News & Articles

  • Packers RB Alex Green has healthy amount of hope
    Alex Green’s return from a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee did not follow Adrian Peterson’s Hollywood narrative. Far from it. Whereas Peterson threatened the NFL rushing record, Green’s 2012 season consisted of throbbing, miserable mornings, frustration on Sundays and an anticlimactic limp to the finish line.
    June 15, 2013 - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

  • Alex Rodriguez in USA Today
    It's obviously a little anticlimactic. You want to get the first one in,Alex Rodriguez said. "Just have to wait."
  • Roger Goodell in USA Today
    In an interview with the AP last month, commissioner Roger Goodell called the game "a somewhat anticlimactic" ending to each season.
  • RA Dickey in ESPN
    It's kind of anticlimactic,Dickey said after limiting the Nationals to a pair of unearned runs in seven innings and getting deprived of his seventh win. "Not that he's not good. He's very good. But I felt like the ball was going to be...

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