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Wordnet 3.0

ADVERB (1)

1. happening unexpectedly;
- Example: "suddenly she felt a sharp pain in her side"
[syn: suddenly, all of a sudden, of a sudden]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Sudden \Sud"den\, n. An unexpected occurrence; a surprise. [1913 Webster] All of a sudden, On a sudden, Of a sudden, sooner than was expected; without the usual preparation; suddenly. [1913 Webster] How art thou lost! how on a sudden lost! --Milton. [1913 Webster] He withdrew his opposition all of a sudden. --Thackeray. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

of a sudden adv 1: happening unexpectedly; "suddenly she felt a sharp pain in her side" [syn: suddenly, all of a sudden, of a sudden]