Definition of abruptly
- He left abruptly.
- The car swerved abruptly onto the exit ramp.
- Her career as a psychologist ended abruptly several years ago when a hacker broke into some of her private client files and made them public …
- —Michael Logan
- The small, rocky Anacapa Island [California] has steep cliffs which rise abruptly from the ocean on almost every side …
- —David J. Rutherford