Meaning of abrupt

Definition of abrupt

(adj) marked by sudden changes in subject and sharp transitions; "abrupt prose"
exceedingly sudden and unexpected; "came to an abrupt stop"; "an abrupt change in the weather"
extremely steep; "an abrupt canyon"; "the precipitous rapids of the upper river"; "the precipitous hills of Chinese paintings"; "a sharp drop"
surprisingly and unceremoniously brusque in manner; "an abrupt reply"

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