Abruptly meaning

Abruptly is defined as happening quickly, suddenly or unexpectedly.

An example of abruptly used as an adverb is in the sentence, "He left the table abruptly," which means that he suddenly left the table without warning.

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In an abrupt manner; without giving notice, or without the usual forms; suddenly; precipitously. [First attested in the late 16th century.]
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Origin of abruptly

  • abrupt +"Ž -ly
    From Wiktionary