Meaning of ABRUPT in English

ABRUPT

adj. Function: adjective

1

Synonyms: PRECIPITATE 1, hasty, headlong, hurried, impetuous, precipitant, precipitous, rushing, subitaneous, sudden

Related Words: hastened; casual, informal, unceremonious; quick, speedy

Contrasted Words: dilatory, laggard; easy, relaxed

Antonyms: deliberate, leisurely

2

Synonyms: BLUFF , blunt, brief, brusque, crusty, curt, gruff, short, short-spoken, snippy

Related Words: brisk, crisp, sharp; impetuous, quick, ready

Contrasted Words: calm, easy, relaxed

3

Synonyms: STEEP 1, arduous, precipitate, precipitous, sheer, sideling, steepdown, steep-to, steep-up, ||stickle

Related Words: perpendicular, plumb, vertical

Contrasted Words: inclined, slanting; flat, level, plane, smooth

Antonyms: sloping

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