Definition of 'anticlimax'
Example sentences containing 'anticlimax'
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It's all been a bit of an anticlimax.Times, Sunday Times (2009) Times, Sunday Times (2006)
It was a sad anticlimax.Times, Sunday Times (2008) Times, Sunday Times (2009)
The same but younger is rarely a good look, and there is an inevitable anticlimax in knowing where all this is going to end up.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
His retirement announcement has added an extra ingredient to what might otherwise have been a slight anticlimax after the return of the Ashes last Monday.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
The quest ends in an anticlimax, but the film's target viewers will probably be glad to have come along for the mildly whimsical ride.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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