Synonyms
Antonyms

1. all-important

adjective. of the greatest importance.

Synonyms

  • essential
  • important
  • of import
  • all important
  • of the essence

Antonyms

  • noncritical
  • inessential
  • indecisive
  • noncrucial

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  • mccrudden
  • rudden
  • ludden
  • budden

2. out-of-bounds

adjective. outside the foul lines.

Antonyms

  • free

3. out-of-town

adjective. happening in or being of another town or city.

Antonyms

  • near

4. cure-all

noun. hypothetical remedy for all ills or diseases; once sought by the alchemists.

Synonyms

  • elixir
  • remedy
  • therapeutic
  • curative
  • nostrum
  • panacea
  • catholicon

Antonyms

  • stay
  • falsify
  • unhealthful

5. all-out

adjective. ['ˈɔˈlaʊt'] using all available resources.

Synonyms

  • full-scale

Antonyms

  • incompleteness
  • fractional

6. sudden

adjective. ['ˈsʌdən'] happening without warning or in a short space of time.

Synonyms

  • abrupt
  • explosive
  • emergent
  • choppy
  • jerky
  • fast
  • sharp

Antonyms

  • gradual
  • legato
  • courteous
  • low explosive

Etymology

  • sodain (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sodein (Anglo-Norman)

7. all

adjective. ['ˈɔl'] quantifier; used with either mass or count nouns to indicate the whole number or amount of or every one of a class.

Synonyms

  • every
  • every last

Antonyms

  • some
  • artifact
  • fractional

8. all

adverb. ['ˈɔl'] to a complete degree or to the full or entire extent (whole' is often used informally forwholly').

Synonyms

  • entirely
  • whole
  • completely
  • totally
  • wholly

Antonyms

  • misconception
  • injured
  • diversified
  • unhealthy

9. all

adjective. ['ˈɔl'] completely given to or absorbed by.

Antonyms

  • natural object

10. A

noun. a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation.

Synonyms

  • micromicron
  • micromillimeter
  • millimicron
  • picometer
  • nanometer
  • metric linear unit
  • micromillimetre
  • picometre
  • nanometre
  • angstrom unit
  • angstrom

Example sentences of the word all-of-a-sudden


1. Noun Phrase
They have no idea what's going on, and all of a sudden they hear an overwhelming tapping sound that's completely puzzling to them.

2. Noun Phrase
If your sweet cat all of a sudden seems stiff and like he's lost the spring in his step, consider the possibility of arthritis.

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