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Definition of the noun abruptness

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noun - plural: abruptnesses

  1. an abrupt discourteous manner
  2. the property possessed by a slope that is very steep
  3. the quality of happening with headlong haste or without warning

Alternative definition of the noun abruptness


  1. The state of being abrupt or broken; craggedness; ruggedness; steepness.
  2. Suddenness; unceremonious haste or vehemence; as, abruptness of style or manner.

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Google previewPapers of the Manchester Literary Club (1904)

Abruptness is an eloquence in parting, when spinning out of time is but the weaving of new sorrow. And thus we thought; yet not being able to distinguish of our own acts, the fear we may have sinned farther than we think of, has made us send ...

Google previewTreasury of Thought (1884)

Forming an Encyclopedia of Quotations from Ancient and Modern Authors by Maturin Murray Ballou

Abruptness is an eloquence in parting, when spinning out ...

Google previewVocational Education Magazine (1922)

The curve of enrolment in our public schools descends with precipitous abruptness at the close of the compulsory attendance period. That precipitous abruptness is a severe commentary on our educational system. It stands as a challenge that ...

Google previewLexicon Medicum, Or, Medical Dictionary (1848)

Containing an Explanation of the Terms in Anatomy, Human and Comparative, Botany, Chemistry, Forensic Medicine, Materia Medica, Obstetrics, Pharmacy, Physiology, Practice of Physic, Surgery, Toxicology, and the Different Branches of Natural Sciences Connected with Medicine, Together with a Variety of Information on All These Subjects by Robert Hooper

abruptness. phericus: giving,. also,. to. the. moving. power. of. 0 tion and guidance of a ris conserratrir et medi- plied. health. II. That of Boerhaare founded on the doccases, a lentor or sizy crasis of the blood can have time to be produced , ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information

The abruptness of its ...

Google previewRoutledge Encyclopedia of Language Teaching and Learning (2013)

by Michael Byram, Adelheid Hu

by the ongoing debate regarding the purported abruptness of any age-related decline, which many researchers interpret, in fact, as linear and continuous.

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Scrabble value of A1B3R1U1P3T1N1E1S1S1

The value of this 10-letter word is 14 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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