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My father had died, and very swiftly, too, of cancer of the esophagus. He was 79. I am 61. In whatever kind of a 'race' life may be, I have very abruptly become a finalist.
Christopher Hitchens

Meaning of "abruptly" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ABRUPTLY

abruptly  [əˈbrʌptlɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ABRUPTLY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Abruptly is an adverb.
The adverb is an invariable part of the sentence that can change, explain or simplify a verb or another adverb.

WHAT DOES ABRUPTLY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of abruptly in the English dictionary

The definition of abruptly in the dictionary is suddenly. Other definition of abruptly is curtly.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ABRUPTLY


adeptly
əˈdɛptlɪ
aptly
ˈæptlɪ
corruptly
kəˈrʌptlɪ
inaptly
ɪnˈæptlɪ
incorruptly
ˌɪnkəˈrʌptlɪ
ineptly
ɪnˈɛptlɪ
nondescriptly
ˈnɒndɪˌskrɪptlɪ
promptly
ˈprɒmptlɪ
raptly
ˈræptlɪ
unadeptly
ˌʌnəˈdɛptlɪ
unaptly
ʌnˈæptlɪ
unkemptly
ʌnˈkɛmptlɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ABRUPTLY

abridgable
abridge
abridgeable
abridged
abridger
abridgment
abrim
abrin
abroach
abroad
abrogable
abrogate
abrogation
abrogative
abrogator
abrooke
abrosia
abrupt
abruption
abruptness

WORDS THAT END LIKE ABRUPTLY

apparently
consistently
constantly
correctly
currently
differently
directly
exactly
frequently
greatly
honestly
independently
instantly
mostly
perfectly
recently
shortly
significantly
slightly
strictly

Synonyms and antonyms of abruptly in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «ABRUPTLY»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «abruptly» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of abruptly

Translation of «abruptly» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ABRUPTLY

Find out the translation of abruptly to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of abruptly from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «abruptly» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

突然地
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

abruptamente
570 millions of speakers

English

abruptly
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

एकाएक
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

بِشَكْل مُفاجِئ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

внезапно
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

repentinamente
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

হঠাৎ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

soudainement
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tiba-tiba
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

plötzlich
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

不意に
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

갑자기
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Dumadakan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

một cách đột ngột
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

திடீரென
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

एकाएकी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

aniden
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

improvvisamente
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

nagle
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

раптово
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

brusc
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αιφνίδια
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

skielik
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

plötsligt
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

brått
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of abruptly

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ABRUPTLY»

The term «abruptly» is quite widely used and occupies the 26.570 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ABRUPTLY» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «abruptly» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «abruptly» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about abruptly

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9 QUOTES WITH «ABRUPTLY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word abruptly.
1
Jodi Benson
I was doing a Broadway musical called 'Smile' with Howard Ashman and Marvin Hamlisch in 1984/5 when it abruptly closed. Howard was in the middle of pre-production for 'The Little Mermaid,' so he kindly invited all the girls in our cast to audition for the film.
2
Ernest Bramah
Where the road bends abruptly, take short steps.
3
Howard Coble
When the government is handed over to the Iraqi Council on 30 June, many have declared, oh, the Americans must never leave because civil unrest may erupt. Well, I agree, we cannot abruptly depart, but Iraq needs to step up to the plate on 30 June.
4
Christopher Hitchens
My father had died, and very swiftly, too, of cancer of the esophagus. He was 79. I am 61. In whatever kind of a 'race' life may be, I have very abruptly become a finalist.
5
Karisma Kapoor
Maids in India have egos. Big egos. They do not like being spoken to curtly, and they do not like to be abruptly instructed by a woman they do not know. They come with the feeling that they already know everything. So while training them to do things your way, speak gently, and when they do it right, appreciate it.
6
Susanna Kaysen
Not everything has a happy ending, and not everything has an ending. Some things just kind of dribble away or cut off abruptly.
7
Sergio Leone
In my childhood, America was like a religion. Then, real-life Americans abruptly entered my life - in jeeps - and upset all my dreams.
8
Craig Mundie
I am not that concerned that innovation in some large scale sense will suddenly and abruptly shift from one part of the world to another.
9
John O'Donohue
Our trust in the future has lost its innocence. We know now that anything can happen from one minute to the next. Politics, religion, economics, and the institutions of family and community all have become abruptly unsure.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ABRUPTLY»

Discover the use of abruptly in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to abruptly and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The JFK Funeral 50 Years Ago: Poor College Students Abruptly ...
A personal story within a great national tragedy.
michael ledford, 2013
2
On the Jellicoe Road
Taylor wants to understand the mystery of her own past. But Hannah, the woman who found her, has suddenly disappeared, leaving nothing but an unfinished manuscript about five kids whose lives entwined twenty years ago on the Jellicoe Road .
Melina Marchetta, 2006
3
Official Gazette of the United States Patent Office
surfaces converging from the feed to the discharge end and terminating abruptly at the discbarge end ; suitable provisions for feed passing between the conversing surfaces; and suitable provisions for- discharge, substantially as specified. 2.
United States. Patent Office, 1906
4
Hydraulics of Dams and River Structures: Proceedings of the ...
Effect. of. sill. arrangement. on. maximum. scour. depth. downstream. of. abruptly. enlarged. stilling. basins. A.M.Negm Professor of Hydmulics, Civil Engg. Dept., College ofEngg., Garyounis University, Benghazi, Libya Hydraulics of Dams and  ...
Farhad Yazdandoost, Jalal Attari, 2004
5
Visual Detection of Driving While Intoxicated: Project ...
... Straddling lane marker (28) Rl3 Straddling centerline (37) Rl4 Turning with wide radius (35) Rl5 Turning rapidly/abruptly (20) Rl6 Turning illegally (28) Rl7 Stopping abruptly (24) Rl8 Stopping in traffic lane (29) Rl9 Stopping inappropriately ...
Douglas H. Harris, James B. Howlett, R. Glen Ridgeway, 1979
6
Exploring Psychology
For medical personnel, the implication is clear: It's better to taper down a painful procedure than to switch it off abruptly. In one experiment, a physician did this for some patients undergoing colon exams — lengthening the discomfort by a ...
David G. Myers, 2004
7
Java Precisely
In any case, the enclosing block statement terminates abruptly (chapter 15). The thrown exception may be caught by a dynamically enclosing try- catch statement (section 12.6.6). If the exception is not caught, then the entire program execution  ...
Peter Sestoft, 2005
8
Dynamics of A Moving Mass Being Abruptly Stopped by a Cable
The one-dimensional wave equation is used to determine the propagation of tension in a cable that abruptly stops a moving mass.
R. W. Buecher, NAVAL OCEAN SYSTEMS CENTER SAN DIEGO CA., 1979
9
Phaneronoemikon November December 2005
... natural into re prosthetized with and gargantuan every kind of broadcasting natural he dread how to change species, ncrypted oracular con veiled f e ncrypted packet al IR /UV topo-pulse stratosphere. abruptly use of the pro f a vectors pools ...
Lanny Quarles
10
The Summer Queen
The Source's voice answered them abruptly, a shower of words falling out of the air, completely unintelligible. The guard looked up, frowning. "What did he say — ?" "He said, 'Come on up,'" Reede snapped. He pushed through the yielding ...
Joan D. Vinge, 2003

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ABRUPTLY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term abruptly is used in the context of the following news items.
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Tom Kacich: Gifford restaurant abruptly shuts down
Bibb's Country Restaurant, located on Gifford's Main Street, recently closed, and the building is for sale. One of my many memories following ... «Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette, Jul 15»
2
John Isner's latest Wimbledon marathon ends abruptly on second day
After having his match suspended due to darkness Friday, John Isner was done quickly Saturday at Wimbledon. AP. Share This Story. Tweet. «FOXSports.com, Jul 15»
3
UFO-Conspiracy Theorists Question As NASA Abruptly Cuts Off Its …
Although NASA has not yet commented on what the flashing lights in the video were and why was the broadcast cut so abruptly, some ... «Empire State Tribune, Jul 15»
4
Greek crisis: New York honeymoon ends abruptly for Greek couple
Newlyweds Valasia Limnioti and Konstantinos Patronis's long-planned dream trip to America ended in New York City, where their three-week ... «The Australian, Jul 15»
5
Large Voorhees communications firm closes abruptly
More than 150 employees at Star Group Communications in Voorhees — one of the largest woman-owned marketing and communications ... «NJBIZ, Jul 15»
6
Rice Twp. supervisor abruptly resigns
A township supervisor has abruptly resigned following a complaint filed with the township police department about him recently firing a gun ... «Standard Speaker, Jul 15»
7
Hertz and Ryanair head for court as car hire deal ends abruptly
Ryanair has been left with no car rental offering via its website for three months after Hertz abruptly withdrew from a supply deal with the airline ... «Travel Weekly UK, Jul 15»
8
Star Group Communications abruptly shuts down
A New Jersey-based communications company identified as "the largest female-owned marketing and communications firm in the country" ... «PhillyVoice.com, Jul 15»
9
Jim Harbaugh Interview Gets so Painfully Awkward Colin Cowherd …
Eventually, Cowherd gave up on the interview and abruptly ended it. Harbaugh would later own up to contributing to the clunker: ... «Bleacher Report, Jul 15»
10
MLB Notes: Angels GM Jerry Dipoto abruptly resigns
Los Angeles Angels general manager Jerry Dipoto resigned Wednesday, abruptly ending his 3 1/2-year tenure with the club amid apparent ... «Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia, Jul 15»

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