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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

In the manner of a decline viewed in disappointing contrast with a previous rise; In the manner of something trivial or commonplace that concludes a series of significant events

Usage examples (31)
  • And within seconds, kind of anticlimactically, everyone headed for the door.
  • The ending disappoints, petering out anticlimactically.
  • And suddenly and strangely, anticlimactically, it was all over.
  • But it ended anticlimactically with a 6-2 Penguins win in Game 7. for more
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