Definition of culminant in English:


Syllabification: cul·mi·nant
Pronunciation: /ˈkəlmənənt


  • At or forming the top or highest point.
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    • But if those are not ‘starting points’ (because the start is just another terminus, because trauma is both constitutive and culminant) what is the result?
    • This brief delirium is, however, only a foretaste of the culminant visual disturbance in the novel.
    • The translation represents Dante's autobiography as a prolepsis of the culminant visions in the Paradiso.

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