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. 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 ? ’.

  2. Mozammil Shinwari:

    If we compare President Ghani with President Karzai, there is a huge difference, everybody is now thinking: 'If the president suddenly comes and I'm not doing my work, what will happen?'.

  3. Nishant Batra:

    This market has suddenly come alive for us. When you go from level 1 to level 3, some of the centralization of computing already starts.

  4. Epictetus:

    No great thing is created suddenly, any more than a bunch of grapes or a fig. If you tell me that you desire a fig, I answer you that there must be time. Let it first blossom, then bear fruit, then ripen.

  5. Thomas Reese:

    Suddenly, you're not just doing it for the polar bears, you're doing it for God, i think it makes a big difference.

Images & Illustrations of suddenly

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