Definitions of abrupt:
  • adjective:   marked by sudden changes in subject and sharp transitions
    Example: "Abrupt prose"
  • adjective:   surprisingly and unceremoniously brusque in manner
    Example: "An abrupt reply"
  • adjective:   exceedingly sudden and unexpected
    Example: "Came to an abrupt stop"
  • adjective:   extremely steep
    Example: "An abrupt canyon"

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