ALL meanings of abruptness

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  • noun abruptness The state of being abrupt or broken; craggedness; ruggedness; steepness. (First attested in the early 17th century.). 1
  • adjective abruptness sudden or unexpected: an abrupt departure. 1
  • adjective abruptness curt or brusque in speech, manner, etc.: an abrupt reply. 1
  • adjective abruptness terminating or changing suddenly: an abrupt turn in a road. 1
  • adjective abruptness having many sudden changes from one subject to another; lacking in continuity or smoothness: an abrupt writing style. 1
  • adjective abruptness steep; precipitous: an abrupt descent. 1
  • adjective abruptness Botany. truncate (def 4). 1
  • noun abruptness Suddenness; unceremonious haste or vehemence; as, abruptness of style or manner. 0
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