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  Definition of abrupt
  1. surprisingly and unceremoniously brusque in manner; "an abrupt reply"
  2. exceedingly sudden and unexpected; "came to an abrupt stop"; "an abrupt change in the weather"
  3. extremely steep; "an abrupt canyon"; "the precipitous rapids of the upper river"; "the precipitous hills of Chinese paintings"; "a sharp drop"
  4. marked by sudden changes in subject and sharp transitions; "abrupt prose"
Similar Words: precipitous, sharp, disconnected

 

Language Translations:
Danish: pludselig   Finnish: äkillinen  
French: brusque   German: abrupt  
Italian: brusco   Maltese: f'daqqa  
Norwegian: brå   Novial: abrupt  
Portuguese: brusco   Spanish: repentino  
Telugu: అకస్మాత్తుగా  
 
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