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Abruptness

see synonyms of abruptness

1. abruptness, brusqueness, curtness, gruffness, shortness

an abrupt discourteous manner

2. abruptness, precipitousness, steepness

the property possessed by a slope that is very steep

3. abruptness, precipitance, precipitancy, precipitateness, precipitousness, suddenness

the quality of happening with headlong haste or without warning

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Abruptness

see synonyms of abruptness
adjective
1. 
sudden; unexpected
2. 
brusque or brief in speech, manner, etc; curt
3. 
(of a style of writing or speaking) making sharp transitions from one subject to another; disconnected
4. 
precipitous; steep
5. botany
shaped as though a part has been cut off; truncate
6. geology
(of strata) cropping out suddenly

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Abruptness

see synonyms of abruptness
adjective
1. 
coming, happening, or ending suddenly; sudden; unexpected
2. 
curt or gruff in behavior or speech; brusque
3. 
very steep
said as of a precipice
4. 
jumping from topic to topic without proper transitions; jerky and disconnected
5.  Geology
having sudden variations in composition, form, etc.
said esp. of adjacent rock formations

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Abruptness

see synonyms of abruptness
adj.
1. Unexpectedly sudden: an abrupt change in the weather.
2. Surprisingly curt; brusque: an abrupt answer made in anger.
3. Touching on one subject after another with sudden transitions: abrupt prose.
4. Steeply inclined. See Synonyms at steep1.
5. Botany Terminating suddenly rather than gradually; truncate: an abrupt leaf.

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