The state of being abrupt or broken; craggedness; ruggedness; steepness.(noun)
Suddenness; unceremonious haste or vehemence.(noun)
Gnu Collaboartive International Dictionary of English: licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)
Use "abruptness" in a sentence
"No sooner did they feel quite convinced that he was indifferent about his practice than they at once appreciated his services; what had been called abruptness now became truth and sincerity He was declared to be like Dr. Abernethy -- wonderfully clever, though slightly brusque in manner."
"The U.S. S.ate Department Monday expressed surprise at the -- quote -- "abruptness" and said other countries face their own decisions on whether to stay or go."
"If he roused himself from his brooding and began to talk, he always spoke with a kind of abruptness and never of what he really wanted to say."