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 Dictionary entry overview: What does sudden mean? 

SUDDEN (adjective)
  The adjective SUDDEN has 1 sense:

1. happening without warning or in a short space of time

  Familiarity information: SUDDEN used as an adjective is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

SUDDEN (adjective)

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Happening without warning or in a short space of time

Context examples:

a sudden storm / a sudden decision / a sudden cure


abrupt (exceedingly sudden and unexpected)

choppy; jerky (marked by abrupt transitions)

emergent (occurring unexpectedly and requiring urgent action)

explosive (sudden and loud)

fulminant (sudden and severe)

sharp (very sudden and in great amount or degree)

unexpected; unforeseen (happening or coming quickly and without warning)


fast (acting or moving or capable of acting or moving quickly)


gradual (proceeding in small stages)

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