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Definition of Anticlimax

Anticlimax
Anticlimax An`ti*cli"max, n. (Rhet.) A sentence in which the ideas fall, or become less important and striking, at the close; -- the opposite of climax. It produces a ridiculous effect. Note: Example: Next comes Dalhousie, the great god of war, Lieutenant-colonel to the Earl of Mar.

Meaning of Anticlimax from wikipedia

- Look up anticlimax in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Anti-climax or anticlimax (that is, the opposite of climax in its various meanings) may refer to:...
- curse is finally fulfilled, and it is the turning point of the play. An anticlimax is a situation in a plot in which something which would appear to be difficult...
- " As a relative term, anticlimax requires a greater or lesser climax to precede it in order to have proper effect. An anticlimax can be intentionally emplo****...
- Lemercier as Miss Macintosh Guillaume Gallienne as Anticlimax Charlotte Le Bon as Ophelia, Anticlimax's fiancée Vincent Lacoste as Justforkix Dany Boon...
- within the genus Anticlimax include: Anticlimax aitormonzoni Rubio & Rolán, 2014 Anticlimax annae Pilsbry & Olsson, 1950 Anticlimax athleenae (Pilsbry...
- Anticlimax reinaudi is a minute sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusc in the family Tornidae. Anticlimax reinaudi has a very small (<1.5 mm), depressed...
- frequently used for humorous or dramatic effect, sometimes producing an anticlimax. For this reason, it is extremely po****r among comedians and satirists...
- film an "appealing sci-fi romance", but criticized its final act as an "anticlimax", giving it 3 out of 5 stars. Sheri Linden of The Hollywood Reporter said...
- laughable were the movie not so deadly solemn ... To call the ending an anticlimax would be an insult not only to climaxes but to prefixes. It's a crummy...
- Sport. Retrieved 9 August 2015. Lowe, Sid (13 May 2013). "A Sense of Anticlimax but Barcelona Still Deserve Their La Liga Title". The Guardian. Retrieved...