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Meaning of CLIMACTIC

Pronunciation:  klI'maktik

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  consisting of or causing a climax; "a peak experience"
 

CLIMACTIC is a 9 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: climactical, high, peak(a)
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Cli*mac"tic\, a.
Of or pertaining to a climax; forming, or of the nature of, a
climax, or ascending series.

      A fourth kind of parallelism . . . is still
      sufficiently marked to be noticed by the side of those
      described by Lowth, viz., climactic parallelism
      (sometimes called ``ascending rhythm''). --S. R.
                                               Driver.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: acmatic, apical, capital, chief, consummate, head, headmost, highest, maximal, maximum, meridian, meridional, overmost, paramount, preeminent, summital, supreme, tip-top, top, topmost, ultimate, upmost, uppermost, vertical, zenithal
 

 

 

 

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