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anticlimax
used in The Great Gatsby

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a disappointing decline in excitement or interest relative to a previous rise or expectations
  • Her husband, among various physical accomplishments, had been one of the most powerful ends that ever played football at New Haven — a national figure in a way, one of those men who reach such an acute limited excellence at twenty-one that everything afterward savors of anti-climax.
    p. 6.2
anti-climax = a disappointing decline in excitement or interest relative to the past
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