anticlimactic

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anti- +‎ climactic

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anticlimactic (comparative more anticlimactic, superlative most anticlimactic)

  1. Lacking climax, disappointing or ironically insignificant following of impressive foreshadowing.
    After all the build up, the ending of the story was an anticlimactic letdown.

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