Synonyms of abrupt in English:

abrupt


See definition of abrupt

adjective

1‘the car came to an abrupt halt’

SYNONYMS
sudden, immediate, instantaneous, hurried, hasty, quick, swift, rapid, speedy, precipitate
unexpected, surprising, startling, unanticipated, unforeseen, without warning
violent, headlong, breakneck, meteoric
ANTONYMS

gradual, unhurried

2‘an abrupt manner’

SYNONYMS
curt, brusque, blunt, short, sharp, terse, brisk, crisp, gruff, snappish, snappy, unceremonious, offhand, cavalier, rough, harsh
rude, discourteous, uncivil, surly, churlish
bluff, no-nonsense, to the point, laconic
informal off
ANTONYMS

friendly, polite, expansive

3‘he tends to write in abrupt, epigrammatic paragraphs’

SYNONYMS
jerky, uneven, irregular, disconnected, discontinuous, broken, rough, inelegant
ANTONYMS

smooth, flowing

4‘an abrupt slope’

SYNONYMS
steep, sheer, precipitous, bluff, sharp, sudden, acute
perpendicular, vertical, dizzy, vertiginous
rare declivitous
ANTONYMS

gradual, gentle