Anticlimactic



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

And the report is anticlimactic in political terms because the damage has been done.
Christie, Not Quite Dead Yet Michael Tomasky March 26, 2014

Keeping the name in the headlines for the next few years would feel sort of anticlimactic.
The Last Dick Michael Schaffer December 1, 2008

The song was an anticlimactic ending to a shareholder meeting that had initially promised fireworks.
Jamie Dimon to Shareholders: Suck It Daniel Gross May 20, 2013

It would be disappointing and anticlimactic in the extreme if they broker a deal at this meeting they’re having tonight at 6:00.
The Nuclear Senate Michael Tomasky July 14, 2013

Politically, this new report “clearing” Chris Christie is anticlimactic and largely irrelevant.
Christie, Not Quite Dead Yet Michael Tomasky March 26, 2014

The rest of the debate was only anticlimactic by comparison.
Paul Begala: Newt Rampages, Romney Folds in South Carolina Debate Paul Begala January 19, 2012

Historical Examples

And all the journey back to Darth was as anticlimactic as that.
The Pirates of Ersatz Murray Leinster

adj.

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

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    an event, conclusion, statement, etc., that is far less important, powerful, or striking than expected. a descent in power, quality, dignity, etc.; a disappointing, weak, or inglorious conclusion: After serving as president, he may find life in retirement an anticlimax. a noticeable or ludicrous descent from lofty ideas or expressions to banalities or commonplace remarks: […]

  • Anticline

    an anticlinal rock structure. Historical Examples We must lean together in the common struggle of life: the syncline is stronger than the anticline. The Upward Path Various An arch of strata like this , such as the one we are looking at, is called an anticline. The Geological Story of the Isle of Wight J. […]



  • Anticlinal

    inclining in opposite directions from a central axis. Geology. inclining downward on both sides from a median line or axis, as a fold of rock strata. pertaining to such a fold. Historical Examples A natural arch of anticlinal stratification occurs at Talerddig, with every appearance of being built of masonry. The Motor Routes of England […]

  • Anti clogging

    to hinder or obstruct with thick or sticky matter; choke up: to clog a drain. to crowd excessively, especially so that movement is impeded; overfill: Cars clogged the highway. to encumber; hamper; hinder. to become clogged, encumbered, or choked up. to stick; stick together. to do a . anything that impedes motion or action; an […]



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