Adjective "Abrupt" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Abrupt


    Definition:

    1. sudden or unexpected: an abrupt departure.

    2. curt or brusque in speech, manner, etc.: an abrupt reply.

    3. terminating or changing suddenly: an abrupt turn in a road.

    4. having many sudden changes from one subject to another; lacking in continuity or smoothness: an abrupt writing style.

    5. steep; precipitous: an abrupt descent.

    6. Botany. truncate (def 4).

    Examples:

    "slowdowns can be abrupt to growths."

    "people can be abrupt in things."

    "people can be abrupt in manners."

    "people can be abrupt at times."

    "mains can be abrupt of manners."

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