adjective: Unexpectedly sudden: an abrupt change in the weather.
adjective: Surprisingly curt; brusque: an abrupt answer made in anger.
adjective: Touching on one subject after another with sudden transitions: abrupt prose.
adjective: Steeply inclined. See Synonyms at steep1.
adjective: Botany Terminating suddenly rather than gradually; truncate: an abrupt leaf.
Angliško žodžio naudojimo pavyzdys:
The term abrupt climate change arose in the study of past climate.
"No," she said, a word abrupt and uncommon to her, putting the ka’athyra back on its shelf with finality.
Ah Cho looked at him in abrupt perplexity and said:
Perhaps the gun violence would end if these killers knew their lives would be placed in abrupt jeopardy.
Those of you truly interested in abrupt climate change will want to read Abrupt Climate Change: Inevitable Surprises, by the Division of Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council, and published by the National Academy Press in 2002.