Anti-climactic



of, like, pertaining to, or expressing .
Contemporary Examples

An anti-climactic end is not the World Cup storyline that English fans anticipated.
England Eliminated From World Cup 2014: The ‘Years of Hurt’ Continue Tim Teeman June 19, 2014

It was an anti-climactic interlude in a trial that has had many moments of drama.
Whitey Bulger Refuses to Testify T.J. English August 3, 2013

Despite the anti-climactic day, the appellate trial is now officially underway and as such, the clock is ticking.
Amanda Knox Appeal Trial Begins Barbie Latza Nadeau November 23, 2010

Hogan says he thinks Carmageddon II will be as anti-climactic as the first.
Los Angeles Area Girds for Carmageddon II Freeway Closure Christine Pelisek September 27, 2012

Historical Examples

It was so anti-climactic that Alma broke into an hysterical giggle, cut short by a sob.
Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1907 to 1908 Lucy Maud Montgomery

adj.

also anti-climactic, 1831; see anticlimax + -ic.

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