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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 abruptness
 突然,唐突

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ab·rupt·ness, n.
 1. The state of being abrupt or broken; craggedness; ruggedness; steepness.
 2. Suddenness; unceremonious haste or vehemence; as, abruptness of style or manner.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 abruptness
      n 1: an abrupt discourteous manner [syn: brusqueness, curtness,
            gruffness, shortness]
      2: the property possessed by a slope that is very steep [syn: precipitousness,
          steepness] [ant: gradualness]
      3: the quality of happening with headlong haste or without
         warning [syn: precipitateness, precipitance, precipitancy,
          suddenness]