What does Suddenly mean?

Definitions for Suddenly
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. suddenly, all of a sudden, of a suddenadverb

    happening unexpectedly

    "suddenly she felt a sharp pain in her side"

  2. abruptly, suddenly, short, deadadverb

    quickly and without warning

    "he stopped suddenly"

  3. on the spur of the moment, suddenlyadverb

    on impulse; without premeditation

    "he decided to go to Chicago on the spur of the moment"; "he made up his mind suddenly"

Wiktionary

  1. suddenlyadverb

    Happening quickly and with little or no warning; in a sudden manner.

    Suddenly, the heavens opened and we all got drenched.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Suddenlyadverb

    In an unexpected manner; without preparation; hastily.

    Etymology: from sudden.

    You shall find three of your Argosies
    Are richly come to harbour suddenly. William Shakespeare.

    If thou can’st accuse,
    Do it without invention suddenly. William Shakespeare, Henry VI.

    If elision of the air made the sound, the touch of the bell or string could not extinguish so suddenly that motion. Francis Bacon.

    To the pale foes they suddenly draw near,
    And summon them to unexpected fight. Dryden.

    She struck the warlike spear into the ground,
    Which sprouting leaves did suddenly enclose,
    And peaceful olives shaded as they rose. Dryden.

Wikipedia

  1. Suddenly

    Suddenly is a single from Ashley Tisdales debut album Headstrong, the song was released in Germany on May 2, 2008, as her fourth single there. The song was not released in the United States, and was her debut album's final single.

ChatGPT

  1. suddenly

    Suddenly refers to an unexpected or abrupt occurrence or action that takes place quickly or without warning. It implies a change in a situation or event happening swiftly and catching individuals off guard or by surprise.

Wikidata

  1. Suddenly

    "Suddenly" is a single from Ashley Tisdale's debut album Headstrong, the song was released in Germany on May 2, 2008, as her third single there. The song was not released in the United States, and was her debut album's final single.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Suddenly' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #814

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Suddenly' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1471

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Suddenly' in Adverbs Frequency: #91

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Suddenly in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Suddenly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Suddenly in a Sentence

  1. Alicia Malone:

    The exciting myth at the center of the story remains -- how fame can be given suddenly and taken away, but this version also speaks to the idea of authenticity. This is a relatable concept in the age of social media, where anyone can create their own perfectly filtered brand and when so many of our music and film stars feel manufactured.

  2. Sanita Belgrave:

    And suddenly you can’t sleep, because your heart trusts your vision more than you.

  3. Stefan Worrall:

    Following the selloff and the fears of recession that emerged early in the new year people pulled back aggressively from their previous expectations about how a rate hike from the Fed might unfold, suddenly some of this lost confidence has been restored as we've seen a lot of recent economic data from the U.S. beating expectations.

  4. Mark Harmon:

    My parents kept things real — I had no idea they were famous, in fact, it did n’t hit me until one day when I was riding in the car with my father in Ann Arbor, Mich. – I was maybe 8 and could barely see above the dashboard – and we stopped at a crosswalk. Suddenly, we were surrounded by people who recognized my dad and were really thrilled to see him. I remember looking at this man I thought I knew so well and thinking, ‘ Who are you ? ’.

  5. Jay Carver:

    1665 was the very last recorded episode of plague. There were 400 years of regular plague, and suddenly it stops, and what we want to be able to find out, from sampling the graves of that date, is why that is. And what it is about the bacteria that causes bubonic plague that suddenly changed at that point.

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