Abruption



a sudden breaking off.
Historical Examples

By this abruption, posterity lost more instruction than delight.
Lives of the English Poets: Waller, Milton, Cowley Samuel Johnson

The comma is the note of connection and continuity of sentences; the period is the note of abruption and disjunction.
Notes to Shakespeare, Volume III: The Tragedies Samuel Johnson

noun
a breaking off of a part or parts from a mass

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