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Definition of Abrupt
AbruptAbrupt Ab*rupt", a. [L. abruptus, p. p. of abrumpere to break
off; ab + rumpere to break. See Rupture.]
1. Broken off; very steep, or craggy, as rocks, precipices,
banks; precipitous; steep; as, abrupt places. ``Tumbling
through ricks abrupt,' --Thomson.
2. Without notice to prepare the mind for the event; sudden;
hasty; unceremonious. ``The cause of your abrupt
3. Having sudden transitions from one subject to another;
The abrupt style, which hath many breaches. --B.
Abrupt Ab*rupt", n. [L. abruptum.]
An abrupt place. [Poetic]
``Over the vast abrupt.' --Milton.
Abrupt Ab*rupt", v. t.
To tear off or asunder. [Obs.] ``Till death abrupts them.'
--Sir T. Browne.
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