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Princeton's WordNet

  1. abruptly, suddenly, short, deadadverb

    quickly and without warning

    "he stopped suddenly"

    Synonyms:
    shortly, curtly, on the spur of the moment, perfectly, suddenly, short, absolutely, of a sudden, dead, utterly, unawares, all of a sudden

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "abruptly":

    suddenly, sharply, precipitously, unexpectedly, steeply, brutally

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#746short
#1700dead
#3582absolutely
#5557suddenly
#5872perfectly
#7260shortly
#14745utterly
#15468sharply
#21349unexpectedly
#25555abruptly
#30677brutally
#56062steeply
#100004unawares
#106780precipitously
#123874curtly

How to use abruptly in a sentence?

  1. Iris Pang:

    The spread of Covid-19... in almost all countries means global demand will stop abruptly, and the global supply chains will still be broken when factories around the world suspend operations.

  2. Wyndham Lewis:

    Then we are assured by Sartre that owing to the final disappearance of God our liberty is absolute! At this the entire audience waves its hat or claps its hands. But this natural enthusiasm is turned abruptly into something much less buoyant when it is learnt that this liberty weighs us down immediately with tremendous responsibilities. We now have to take all God's worries on our shoulders --now that we are become men like gods. It is at this point that the Anxiety and Despondency begin, ending in utter despair.

  3. Tony Headrick:

    The market reaction was abruptly stronger due to the fact that we were so far away from industry estimations in the way of a net build, the upward trend from optimistic demand expectations such as from recent developments like U.S.-China trade deal has the ability to stay intact after these figures.

  4. Staff Adm. Mike Mullen:

    I think in retrospect, yeah we should have( left)... I don't think it was possible for us to just abruptly walk away right after we killed bin Laden, but clearly we could have earlier than we did.

  5. Kate Kilpatrick:

    We were sleeping and it woke us up abruptly, it was so terrifying because this is my first earthquake. I thought it was a nightmare because I was so confused.

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Translations for abruptly

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  • ра́птамBelarusian
  • внезапно, безцеремонно, рязкоBulgarian
  • precipitadament, abruptamentCatalan, Valencian
  • unerwartet, abrupt, abgerissen, plötzlich, abschüssigGerman
  • αιφνιδίως, εσπευσμένως, αποτόμωςGreek
  • precipitadamente, abruptamenteSpanish
  • äkkijyrkkä, yhtäkkiä, äkillinen, yht'äkkiä, äkillisestiFinnish
  • tout d'un coup, précipitamment, abruptementFrench
  • एकाएकHindi
  • tiba-tibaIndonesian
  • improvvisamenteItalian
  • plots, plotseling, bruusk, abruptDutch
  • naglePolish
  • abruptamentePortuguese
  • abrupt, deodatăRomanian
  • бесцеремонно, неожиданно, отрывисто, резко, внезапноRussian
  • abruptSwedish
  • อย่างฉับพลันThai
  • anidenTurkish

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