adjective. ['ˈsʌdən'] happening without warning or in a short space of time.
- low explosive
- sodain (Middle English (1100-1500))
- sodein (Anglo-Norman)
Words that Rhyme with Sudden
Example sentences of the word sudden
A common cause of an outbreak is a sudden drop in water temperature.
Quotes containing the word sudden
1. The sudden disappointment of a hope leaves a scar which the ultimate fulfillment of that hope never entirely removes.
- Thomas Hardy
2. I would say just start writing. You've got to write every day. Copy someone that you like if you think that perhaps could become your sound, too. I did that with Hemingway, and I thought I was writing just like Hemingway. Then all of a sudden it occurred to me - he didn't have a sense of humor. I don't know anything he's written that's funny.
- Elmore Leonard
3. Writing a song is much like being an author. Yes, we all have tools to write (everyone has a brain I hope!), but that doesn't all of a sudden make us best selling authors.
- Ken Hill