What does Suddenly mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. suddenly, all of a sudden, of a sudden(adverb)

    happening unexpectedly

    "suddenly she felt a sharp pain in her side"

  2. abruptly, suddenly, short, dead(adverb)

    quickly and without warning

    "he stopped suddenly"

  3. on the spur of the moment, suddenly(adverb)

    on impulse; without premeditation

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

Wiktionary

  1. suddenly(Adverb)

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

    Suddenly, the heavens opened and we all got drenched.

Freebase

  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

How to pronounce Suddenly?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Suddenly in sign language?

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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. Adolf Hitler:

    When over long periods of human history I scrutinized the activity of the Jewish people, suddenly there arose up in me the fearful question whether inscrutable Destiny, perhaps for reasons unknown to us poor mortals, did not, with eternal and immutable resolve, desire the final victory of this little nation.

  2. David Brock:

    Republicans tend to be more steadfast in their allegiance, and Democrats read one headline in the New York Times and the sky is suddenly falling.

  3. Professor Karsten Koenig:

    So far we've got interesting results from three astronauts. It seems that there is a strong production of collagen; so suddenly these astronauts have more collagen. It means there is some sort of anti-ageing effect, at least in the dermis - the lower part of the skin. And we found that the epidermis, in particular the part of the living cells, that this epidermis is shrinking, so the skin gets thinner, so far we have no explanation yet, and we are waiting for the other astronauts to figure out what's going on and maybe to try to figure out how we can protect, how we can help so that this epidermis is not shrinking.

  4. Charles Kelly Barrow:

    We're in a country that's supposed to be tolerant, and suddenly they're targeting our culture.

  5. Otto Frank:

    ‘It was about half past ten. I was upstairs in the van Pels’s part of the house, in Peter’s room, doing schoolwork with him. Suddenly someone came running up the stairs. Then the door flew open and a man stood before us holding his pistol aimed at my chest. Downstairs all the others were already assembled. My wife and the children and the van Pels family were standing there with raised hands. Then Fritz Pfeffer came in, followed by another stranger. The policemen ordered us to hand over our valuables. Silberbauer took Anne’s briefcase. He shook everything out, dumping the contents on the floor, so that Anne’s papers and notebooks and loose sheets lay scattered all over the floorboards.’

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