abrupt


abrupt
adjective
1) (sudden; unexpected: The car came to an abrupt halt.) brusco
2) ((of a person's manner of speaking etc) rude or sharp.) brusco, áspero
3) (lacking in continuity.) interrumpido, discontinuo
- abruptness
abrupt
tr[ə'brʌpt]
adjective
1 (sudden) repentino,-a
2 (rude) brusco,-a, arisco,-a
3 (slope) empinado,-a
abrupt [ə'brʌpt] adj
1) sudden: abrupto, repentino, súbito
2) brusque, curt: brusco, cortante
abruptly adv
abrupt
adj.
abrupto, -a adj.
atropellado, -a adj.
brusco, -a adj.
cortado, -a adj.
escarpado, -a adj.
precipitado, -a adj.
repentino, -a adj.
áspero, -a adj.
ə'brʌpt
adjective
a) (sudden) <departure/conclusion> repentino, súbito; <rise/decline> abrupto, brusco
b) (brusque) <manner> brusco, cortante
[ǝ'brʌpt]
ADJ
1) (=sudden) [change, rise] brusco; [departure] repentino; [resignation, dismissal] repentino, súbito

to come to an abrupt end — terminar de repente

to come to an abrupt halt or stop — (lit) pararse bruscamente or en seco; (fig) terminarse de repente

2) (=brusque) [person] brusco, cortante; [question] brusco; [comment, reply] cortante

he was abrupt to the point of rudeness — estuvo tan brusco or cortante que resultaba hasta grosero

he was very abrupt with me — estuvo muy brusco or cortante conmigo

I was taken aback by her abrupt manner — me chocó su brusquedad

3) (=steep) [hillside, precipice] abrupto, escarpado
* * *
[ə'brʌpt]
adjective
a) (sudden) <departure/conclusion> repentino, súbito; <rise/decline> abrupto, brusco
b) (brusque) <manner> brusco, cortante

English-spanish dictionary. 2013.

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  • abrupt — abrupt, e [ abrypt ] adj. et n. m. • 1512; lat. abruptus, de rumpere « rompre » 1 ♦ Dont la pente est quasi verticale (comme rompue). ⇒ accore, escarpé, 5. pic (à). « L abrupt rocher de la Sainte Victoire » (Barrès). Versant abrupt d une montagne …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • abrupt — ABRÚPT, Ă, abrupţi, te, adj. 1. (Despre povârnişuri, prăpăstii etc.) Cu pantă repede, greu accesibil; accidentat, prăpăstios. 2. fig. (Despre stil) Fără legătură, inegal. 3. (Despre un organ) Târâtor, repent. – Din fr. abrupt, lat. abruptus.… …   Dicționar Român

  • abrupt — Adj plötzlich, jäh erw. fremd. Erkennbar fremd (18. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus l. abruptus, dem PPP. von l. abrumpere abreißen, losreißen , aus l. rumpere (ruptum) reißen, zerbrechen und l. ab von weg .    Ebenso nndl. abrupt, ne. abrupt, nfrz …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • Abrupt — Ab*rupt , a. [L. abruptus, p. p. of abrumpere to break off; ab + rumpere to break. See {Rupture}.] 1. Broken off; very steep, or craggy, as rocks, precipices, banks; precipitous; steep; as, abrupt places. Tumbling through ricks abrupt, Thomson.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • abrupt — abrupt, te (a bru pt, pt ) adj. 1°   Qui est en pente rapide et comme rompu. Montagnes abruptes. La pente abrupte diffère de la pente roide, en ce que celle là ne permet pas une ligne droite et que l autre la permet. 2°   Fig. Style abrupt, style …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Abrupt — Ab*rupt , n. [L. abruptum.] An abrupt place. [Poetic] Over the vast abrupt. Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • abrupt — abrupt·ly; abrupt; abrupt·ness; …   English syllables

  • abrupt — [adj1] rude or brief in manner blunt, brusque, crude, crusty, curt, direct, discourteous, gruff, impetuous, impolite, matter of fact, rough, short, snappy, snippy, uncivil, ungracious; concept 542 Ant. calm, kind, nice abrupt [adj2] happening… …   New thesaurus

  • abrupt — Adj. (Aufbaustufe) ohne Vorwarnung geschehend, plötzlich Synonyme: auf einmal, ruckartig, schlagartig, überraschend, unerwartet, unvermittelt, unvermutet, unversehens jäh (geh.) Beispiel: Der Fahrer hat abrupt gebremst. Kollokation: ein abruptes… …   Extremes Deutsch

  • Abrupt — Ab*rupt , v. t. To tear off or asunder. [Obs.] Till death abrupts them. Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Abrúpt — (lat.), abgebrochen, zusammenhanglos …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon


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