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Synonyms for sudden
ˈsʌd nsud·den

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Wiktionary

  1. suddennoun

    Antonyms:
    unsudden, gradual

  2. suddenadjective

    Happening quickly and with little or no warning, snell.

    The sudden drop in temperature left everyone cold and confused.

    Antonyms:
    gradual, unsudden

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. sudden

    Synonyms:
    unanticipated, hasty, rash, quick, unexpected, abrupt

    Antonyms:
    gradual, expected, transitional, slow, premonished, anticipated

Princeton's WordNet

  1. suddenadjective

    happening without warning or in a short space of time

    "a sudden storm"; "a sudden decision"; "a sudden cure"

    Antonyms:
    gradatory, graduated, piecemeal, stepwise, gradational, gradual, bit-by-bit, in small stages, step-by-step

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. suddenadjective

    Synonyms:
    unexpected, abrupt, unforeseen, unanticipated, unlooked for

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. suddenadjective

    Synonyms:
    unexpected, abrupt, unlocked for

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How to use sudden in a sentence?

  1. Republican Gov. Pat McCrory:

    The sudden reversal, with little notice after the gubernatorial election has ended, sadly proves this entire issue, originated by the political left, was all about politics at the expense of Charlotte and the entire state of North Carolina.

  2. Ramana Pemmaraju:

    Only once in a while you become aware of your intrinsic nature, with sudden bursts of empty spaces, without any effort on your part, you come home, rejoice every breath so deep and so soothing, you relax, unfocused, you skip into timelessness. This is the greatest mystery, the greatest gift of existence, without any identification to your senses, no clutches of your old patterns of mind. Few Glimpses of Heaven on the earth! I have experienced, have you?

  3. Donna Johnson:

    It's almost like an illness. It kind of spreads and all of a sudden it's a catastrophe, and it is a disaster.

  4. Troy Holtorf:

    I think there’s a lot of hurting brothers and sisters on the fire department, many of whom we don’t know about, i think firemen tend to keep things in, tend not to talk about it a whole lot. It’s our pride; it’s what we’re wired to do…I think you take enough hits, your armor gets some chinks in it and all of a sudden it wears you down mentally.

  5. Wang Yi:

    The epidemic overall is under control, this epidemic is truly sudden. It has brought a challenge to China and the world.

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