Translation of "anticlimax" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˌæn.tiˈklaɪ.mæks/ us /-t̬i-/

an event or experience that causes disappointment because it is less exciting than was expected or because it happens immediately after a much more interesting or exciting event

When you really look forward to something it’s often an anticlimax when it actually happens.
Coming home after a trip somewhere is always a bit of an anticlimax.
Even when you win a match there’s often a sense of anticlimax – you always feel you could have played better.
anticlimactic adjective uk /ˌæn.ti.klaɪˈmæk.tɪk/ us /-t̬ɪk/

There was so much publicity and hype beforehand that the performance itself was a touch anticlimactic.

(Translation of “anticlimax” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ӕntiˈklaimӕks/

a dull or disappointing ending to a play, activity etc after increasing excitement

After so many weeks of preparation, the concert itself was a bit of an anticlimax.

(Translation of “anticlimax” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)