HyperDic: abruptness

English > 3 senses of the word abruptness:
NOUNattributeabruptness, brusqueness, curtness, gruffness, shortnessan abrupt discourteous manner
attributeabruptness, precipitousness, steepnessthe property possessed by a slope that is very steep
attributeabruptness, precipitateness, precipitousness, precipitance, precipitancy, suddennessthe quality of happening with headlong haste or without warning
abruptness > pronunciation
Soundsahbrah'ptnahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > abruptness: 3 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningAn abrupt discourteous manner.
Synonymsbrusqueness, curtness, gruffness, shortness
Broaderdiscourtesy, rudenessA manner that is rude and insulting
Spanishbrusquedad, sequedad
Catalanbrusquedat, sequedat
Adjectivesabruptsurprisingly and unceremoniously brusque in manner
English > abruptness: 3 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe property possessed by a slope that is very steep.
Synonymsprecipitousness, steepness
Broadergradient, slopeThe property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the horizontal
Oppositegradualness, gentlenessThe property possessed by a slope that is very gradual
Spanishempinamiento, precipitación
Adjectivesabruptextremely steep
English > abruptness: 3 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningThe quality of happening with headlong haste or without warning.
Synonymsprecipitateness, precipitousness, precipitance, precipitancy, suddenness
Broaderhaste, hastiness, hurry, hurriedness, precipitationoverly eager speed (and possible carelessness)
Spanishbrusquedad
Adjectivesabruptexceedingly sudden and unexpected

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