What does abruptly mean?

Definitions for abruptly

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word abruptly.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. abruptly, suddenly, short, dead(adverb)

    quickly and without warning

    "he stopped suddenly"


  1. abruptly(Adverb)

    In an abrupt manner; without giving notice, or without the usual forms; suddenly; precipitously.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Abruptly(adverb)

    in an abrupt manner; without giving notice, or without the usual forms; suddenly

  2. Abruptly(adverb)


British National Corpus

  1. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'abruptly' in Adverbs Frequency: #389


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of abruptly in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of abruptly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Blow:

    George It was the greatest feeling I ever had. Followed abruptly by the worst feeling I ever had.

  2. Joe Chermak:

    We did n’t really think much of it, but all I know is that they kind of left abruptly in the middle of the show.

  3. Stefan Thurner:

    The hunger has to stop abruptly ; if malnutrition continues after the baby is born the effect of developing diabetes is much less.

  4. Wilbur Ross:

    It will demonstrate the administration's intention not to hip shoot, not to do anything casual, not to do anything abruptly, but to take a very measured and analytical approach.

  5. Nicola Lindson-Hawley:

    We hypothesize that you get it all out of the way in one go [by quitting abruptly]. In the gradual group, because they were put through it in a gradual way, they lost the motivation.

Images & Illustrations of abruptly

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Translations for abruptly

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • ра́птамBelarusian
  • внезапно, безцеремонно, рязкоBulgarian
  • precipitadament, abruptamentCatalan, Valencian
  • unerwartet, abrupt, abgerissen, plötzlich, abschüssigGerman
  • αιφνιδίως, εσπευσμένως, αποτόμωςGreek
  • precipitadamente, abruptamenteSpanish
  • äkkijyrkkä, yhtäkkiä, äkillinen, yht'äkkiä, äkillisestiFinnish
  • tout d'un coup, précipitamment, abruptementFrench
  • tiba-tibaIndonesian
  • improvvisamenteItalian
  • plots, plotseling, bruusk, abruptDutch
  • naglePolish
  • abruptamentePortuguese
  • abrupt, deodatăRomanian
  • бесцеремонно, неожиданно, отрывисто, резко, внезапноRussian
  • abruptSwedish
  • anidenTurkish

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