Abruptly in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Abruptly

In an abrupt manner; without giving notice, or without the usual forms; suddenly; precipitously. [First attested in the late 16th century.]

Short Example Sentences for Abruptly

  • 1. Conversation stopped abruptly on her appearance. 🔊
  • 2. This talk abruptly terminated. 🔊
  • 3. Lessingham rose abruptly to his feet. 🔊
  • 4. He turned abruptly for the present. 🔊
  • 5. She turned away abruptly to hide them. 🔊
  • 6. She rose abruptly and held out her hand. 🔊
  • 7. The chair comes abruptly to a halt. 🔊
  • 8. Then he got up, and walked abruptly out of the shop. 🔊
  • 9. Frank said, walking off abruptly to hide his annoyance. 🔊
  • 10. Sir Henry rose abruptly to his feet. 🔊
  • 11. Richard Darcy rose abruptly and went to the window. 🔊
  • 12. Then, turning abruptly away, he went back to his work. 🔊
  • 13. While he stood, Dicksie turned abruptly to McCloud. 🔊
  • 14. He spoke abruptly and realised immediately that he was being rude. 🔊
  • 15. It may seem that he was plunged very abruptly into this long adventure. 🔊
  • 16. Quite abruptly the non-commissioned officer raised an arm and pointed. 🔊
  • 17. He took the steps leading abruptly down the terrace to the carriage road. 🔊
  • 18. Then abruptly he went into the hut, and they could hear him moving within. 🔊
  • 19. And what sort of a home was that which Samuel had so abruptly forsaken? 🔊
  • 20. The hardness abruptly died out of Kate's eyes. 🔊

How to use Abruptly in Sentences?

  • 1. While she stared at him in pain and amazement he rose abruptly and left the room. 🔊
  • 2. At last he was forced to a realization of this, and abruptly cut down his speed. 🔊
  • 3. Then abruptly my mood changed, and we decided to start early the following morning. 🔊
  • 4. I abruptly wished Clara good-day, and immediately her visitor held out her hand to me. 🔊
  • 5. My eyes caught a printed slip upon the desk before him, and I came back abruptly to the paper. 🔊
  • 6. Then, as Kate still waited for him to speak, his eyes abruptly lit with the deep fire of passion. 🔊
  • 7. He turned abruptly in the saddle and looked straight into the officer's interested face. 🔊
  • 8. Then abruptly she was on her knees before me, with her hands upon my shoulder and her eyes meeting mine. 🔊
  • 9. At last they reached a point where the creek had been turned abruptly from its bed and passed through a culvert under the embankment. 🔊
  • 10. Then the alien susurration ceased coming from the reproducer and he closed his mouth abruptly and leaned forward. 🔊
  • 11. Sexual maturity is reached rather abruptly when the total length of most individuals is 140 to 150 millimeters. 🔊
  • 12. She sat down abruptly among the potato-plants, whether out of surprise or for purposes of concealment it is impossible to state. 🔊
  • 13. The aero-hydroplane came rather abruptly into view over a wooded hill top, and was rapidly approaching them. 🔊
  • 14. Opinion is fragmentary and partial: it begins abruptly and casually from the unknown, and runs off no less abruptly into the unknown. 🔊
  • 15. It was a pebbly tract, covered with sagebrush and cacti, which dropped abruptly to a creek-bed that had no water in it. 🔊