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Princeton's WordNet

  1. abruptly, suddenly, short, deadadverb

    quickly and without warning

    "he stopped suddenly"

Wiktionary

  1. abruptlyadverb

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Abruptlyadverb

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

  2. Abruptlyadverb

    precipitously

British National Corpus

  1. Adverbs Frequency

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

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Numerology

  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

Examples of abruptly in a Sentence

  1. Suzie Hardy:

    Everything was set, but the morning of our flight, they called my lawyer and abruptly canceled. No explanation was given.

  2. Joe Schrank:

    We think of addiction as this light switch you can turn on and off, what we're learning is that for some people, it's similar to scuba diving: You can only come up 20 feet so often or you get very, very sick. When people stop immediately and that abruptly, it really makes them vulnerable.

  3. Joe Chermak:

    They all seemed well-behaved. And also, like, they were all in uniforms, so at first I thought it was a group of kids coming from another school, 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Kate Kilpatrick:

    We were sleeping and it woke us up abruptly, it was so terrifying because this is my first earthquake. I thought it was a nightmare because I was so confused. The whole world was aggressively shaking.

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Translations for abruptly

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  • 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
  • एकाएकHindi
  • tiba-tibaIndonesian
  • improvvisamenteItalian
  • plots, plotseling, bruusk, abruptDutch
  • naglePolish
  • abruptamentePortuguese
  • abrupt, deodatăRomanian
  • бесцеремонно, неожиданно, отрывисто, резко, внезапноRussian
  • abruptSwedish
  • อย่างฉับพลันThai
  • anidenTurkish

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    a state of irritation or annoyance
    • A. gloat
    • B. huff
    • C. excogitate
    • D. fluster

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