abrupt

Part of speech: adverb

Abruptly.

Part of speech: noun

Abruptness.

Part of speech: adjective

Not expected; sudden; broken off; disconnected; steep.

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Usage examples "abrupt":

  1. Isn't this rather abrupt? - "Sjambak", John Holbrook Vance.
  2. The musing came to an abrupt end. - "The Grey Cloak", Harold MacGrath.
  3. The one thing, the one subject that absorbed me was Louis' behaviour, and the strange and abrupt change I had marked in it. - "The Red Cockade", Stanley J. Weyman.