Abrupt ( adjective , verb )

(As an adjective)

Abrupt ( adjective )

  1. Sudden and unexpected.
  2. Having a steep incline.
  3. Sharp or harsh in manner or speech.

Origin:

From latin abruptus, past participle of abrumpere "to break off".

Examples:

  1. The weather took an abrupt turn for the worse.
  2. The mountain had an abrupt slope.
  3. He had an abrupt manner of speaking.
  4. She was taken aback by his abrupt departure.
  5. The stock market experienced an abrupt decline.

(As a verb)

Abrupt ( verb )

  1. Sudden and unexpected.
  2. Having a steep incline.
  3. Sharp or harsh in manner or speech.

Origin:

From latin abruptus, past participle of abrumpere "to break off".

Examples:

  1. The weather took an abrupt turn for the worse.
  2. The mountain had an abrupt slope.
  3. He had an abrupt manner of speaking.
  4. She was taken aback by his abrupt departure.
  5. The stock market experienced an abrupt decline.
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