- abruptio placentae,
- abruptly pinnate,
Origin of abrupt
Examples from the Web for abruptness
Given the abruptness of his departure, he may yet have to decide himself, aides and friends say.
The abruptness of this opening is due to the interposition of Sl.The Bbur-nma in English|Babur, Emperor of Hindustan
His terseness sometimes degenerated into abruptness and obscurity.
His arrangements were concluded with some abruptness, but they showed a sound foresight in every detail.Denis Dent|Ernest W. Hornung
Word Origin for abrupt
1580s, from Latin abruptus "broken off, precipitous, disconnected," past participle of abrumpere "break off," from ab- "off" (see ab-) + rumpere "break" (see rupture (n.)). Related: Abruptly; abruptness.