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Antonyms for culmination
ˌkʌl məˈneɪ ʃəncul·mi·na·tion

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. culmination

    Antonyms:
    fall, descent, decline, failure, downfall, degradation, defeat, abortion

    Synonyms:
    consummation, zenith, acme, meridian, apex, success, completion

Princeton's WordNet

  1. apogee, culminationnoun

    a final climactic stage

    "their achievements stand as a culmination of centuries of development"

    Synonyms:
    mop up, apogee, completion, windup, closing, climax

  2. culminationnoun

    (astronomy) a heavenly body's highest celestial point above an observer's horizon

    Synonyms:
    windup, mop up, apogee, completion, closing, climax

  3. climax, culminationnoun

    the decisive moment in a novel or play

    "the deathbed scene is the climax of the play"

    Synonyms:
    windup, flood tide, sexual climax, climax, apogee, mop up, coming, orgasm, closing, completion

  4. completion, culmination, closing, windup, mop upnoun

    a concluding action

    Synonyms:
    shutdown, windup, closedown, end, shutting, climax, apogee, mop up, pass completion, closing, completion, conclusion, ending, close, closure

How to use culmination in a sentence?

  1. Jen Psaki:

    President Biden has, of course, spoken repeatedly about how the former president abused his office, undermined the Constitution and ignored his oath to the American people in an effort to amass more power for himself and his allies, he sees Jan. 6 as a tragic culmination of what those four years under President Trump did to our country.

  2. Kane Ray:

    In the A320 family, accidents and incidents range from fan-cowl detachment, landing gear collapse, bird strikes right through to hull-losses through pilot error, most aircraft have teething problems and in most cases these are eradicated. Very rarely, these issues cause disasters -- largely because of a culmination of factors that lead to the event.

  3. Kane Ray:

    In the A320 family, accidents and incidents range from fan-cowl detachment, landing gear collapse, bird strikes, right through to hull losses through pilot error, most aircraft have teething problems, and in most cases, these are eradicated. Very rarely, these issues cause disasters -- largely because of a culmination of factors that lead to the event.

  4. Charles Krauthammer:

    It really is a very strong statement from the court about the unbelievable overreach of this president and his administration, it's not a decision that's standing out on its own. This is the culmination of a string of decisions from the courts rebuking the president and his administration for time after time exceeding its authority and stepping over the authority of the other branches.

  5. Kane Ray:

    Most aircraft have teething problems, and in most cases, these are eradicated. Very rarely, these issues cause disasters -- largely because of a culmination of factors that lead to the event.

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#1232fall
#2278failure
#5615decline
#6474abortion
#8135defeat
#11185degradation
#13070descent
#27947downfall
#33152culmination

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