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anticlimax
used in This Side of Paradise

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Definition
a disappointing decline in excitement or interest relative to a previous rise or expectations
  • What had seemed a melancholy happening, now seemed a tiresome anticlimax.
    1.3 — The Egotist Considers (12% in)
  • One really plays around so much before one is seventeen, that it's positively anticlimax.
    2.1 — The Debutante (43% in)

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