To better see all uses of the word
The Awakening
please enable javascript.

Used In
The Awakening
Show Multiple Meanings
Go to Book Vocabulary

unspecified meaning
  • "Sometimes I am tempted to think that Mrs. Pontellier is capricious," said Madame Lebrun, who was amusing herself immensely and feared that Edna’s abrupt departure might put an end to the pleasure.
  • She felt that her speech was voicing the incoherency of her thoughts, and stopped abruptly.

  • There are no more uses of "abrupt" in the book.

To see samples from other sources, click a word sense below:
as in: an abrupt change Define
sudden and unexpected
as in: she is abrupt Define
rude or unfriendly because of using too few words or moving too quickly
Show Multiple Meanings
Go to Book Vocabulary . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading