anti-climax

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downfall, weak ending, disappointing conclusion
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a gradual or sudden decrease in the importance or impressiveness of what is said
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{n} a sentence in which the last part is lower than the first, a sinking or depression
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a change from a serious subject to a disappointing one
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a disappointing decline after ad previous rise; "the anticlimax of a brilliant career"
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producing a big anything in hopes of instantly intensifying the climax of a magic trick (See Flop Sweat )
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The intentional use of elevated language to describe the trivial or commonplace, or a sudden transition from a significant thought to a trivial one in order to achieve a humorous or satiric effect, as in Pope's The Rape of the Lock: Here thou, great Anna! whom three realms obey, Dost sometimes counsel take -- and sometimes tea An anticlimax also occurs in a series in which the ideas or events ascend toward a climactic conclusion but terminate instead in a thought of lesser importance Bathos is an anticlimax which is unintentional
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(also called bathos) a drop, often sudden and unexpected, from a dignified or important idea or situation to one that is trivial or humorous Also a sudden descent from something sublime to something ridiculous In fiction and drama, this refers to action that is disappointing in contrast to the previous moment of intense interest The effect is frequently intentional and comic For example: "Usama Bin Laden: Wanted for Crimes of War, Terrorism, Murder, Conspiracy, and Nefarious Parking Practices "
anticlimax
a change from a serious subject to a disappointing one a disappointing decline after ad previous rise; "the anticlimax of a brilliant career
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A break in the final crescendo or climax of a narrative, producing a disappointing end
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A sentence in which the ideas fall, or become less important and striking, at the close; the opposite of climax
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It produces a ridiculous effect
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You can describe something as an anticlimax if it disappoints you because it happens after something that was very exciting, or because it is not as exciting as you expected. Barry's speech followed Dirk Bogarde's appearance, and was an inevitable anticlimax = disappointment. a situation or event that does not seem exciting because it happens after something that was much better
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{i} abrupt move from a serious or tense situation to an absurd situation
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