What does suddenly mean?

Definitions for suddenly
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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
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    British
    Karen
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    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. Xiao Jianwen:

    Suddenly over 100, over 1,000 political parties will emerge, and people will vote for the party that pays them the most, china will be in chaos if real democracy is implemented.

  2. Saeed Leylaz:

    We have to go ahead with the liberalization of the economy, we have no other choice( if we are to) reduce poverty, the main powers in Iran are under the control of The Supreme Leader. Nothing will change dramatically or suddenly. Only in economic affairs we will have a much better position in parliament.

  3. Ted Corcoran:

    You’re in the dark and suddenly someone jumps out in front of you and screams. There were a couple scary moments.

  4. Larry Sabato:

    Maybe he gets on TV to whine about the debate, but he uses the rest of the time to say, 'Here's what I stand for,' then suddenly people start paying attention. Democratic activists will actually know who he is.

  5. David Cameron:

    The threat we face definitely includes those sort of self-starting, sometimes quite random attacks that could happen at any moment in Britain, people who are self-radicalized on the Internet who then suddenly do appalling things, that is much more difficult to prevent.

Images & Illustrations of suddenly

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