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English definition of “anticlimax”

anticlimax

noun [C, U]
 
 
/ˌæntiˈklaɪmæks/ US  /ˌæntaɪ-/
a disappointing experience, often one that you thought would be exciting before it happened or one that comes after a more exciting experience: After so much preparation, the party was a bit of an anticlimax.Disappointing yourself and others
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