HyperDic: anticlimax

English > 2 senses of the word anticlimax:
NOUNeventanticlimaxa disappointing decline after a previous rise
communicationanticlimax, bathosa change from a serious subject / subject to a disappointing one
English > anticlimax: 2 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningA disappointing decline after a previous rise.
Example"the anticlimax of a brilliant career"
Broaderfall, downfallA sudden decline in strength or number or importance
Spanishanticlímax
Adjectivesanticlimacticcoming after the climax especially of a dramatic or narrative plot
English > anticlimax: 2 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA change from a serious subject / subject to a disappointing one.
Synonymbathos
Part ofstoryA piece of fiction that narrates a chain of related events
Broaderconclusion, end, close, closing, endingThe last section of a communication
Spanishanticlímax
Adjectivesanticlimactic, anticlimacticalof or relating to a sudden change from an impressive to a ludicrous style

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