Word Summary
apotomōs: abruptly, curtly
Original Word: ἀποτόμως
Transliteration: apotomōs
Phonetic Spelling: (ap-ot-om'-oce)
Part of Speech: Adverb
Short Definition: abruptly, curtly
Meaning: abruptly, curtly
Strong's Concordance

Adverb from a derivative of a comparative of apo and temno (to cut); abruptly, i.e. Peremptorily -- sharply(-ness).

see GREEK apo

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 664: ἀποτόμως

ἀποτόμως, adverb (cf. ἀποτομία);

a. abruptly, precipitously.

b. tropically, sharply, severely (cf. our curtly): Titus 1:13; 2 Corinthians 13:10. On the adjective ἀπότομος cf. Grimm on Sap., p. 121 (who in illustration of its use in Wis. 5:20, 22 Wis. 6:5, 11 Wis. 11:10 Wis. 12:9 Wis. 18:15, refers to the similar metaphorically, use in Diodorus 2, 57; Longinus, de sublim. 27; and the use of the Latinabscisus in Valerius Maximus, 2, 7, 14, etc.; see also Polb. 17, 11, 2; Polycarp, ad Phil. 6, 1 [ET]).