Student Thesaurus

One entry found for abrupt.
Entry Word: abrupt
Function: adjective
Text: 1 being or characterized by direct, brief, and potentially rude speech or manner <the policeman's abrupt manner discouraged me from trying to claim that I hadn't seen the red light> -- see BLUNT 1
2 having an incline approaching the perpendicular <the gentle, rolling hills gradually give way to high mountains with abrupt sides> -- see STEEP 1