Definition of Of a sudden

1. Adverb. Happening unexpectedly. "Suddenly she felt a sharp pain in her side"

Exact synonyms: All Of A Sudden, Suddenly

Definition of Of a sudden

1. Adverb. (alternative form of all of a sudden) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Of A Sudden

of a
of a certain age
of a kind
of a piece
of a sudden (current term)
of a surety
of age
of age(p)
of all
of all people
of all things
of all time
of an
of biblical proportions
of blessed memory
of choice
of color
of colour
of course

Literary usage of Of a sudden

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"Another method of meeting the urgent demands of a sudden fiscal emergency is to raise the rate of some existing tax or taxes so as to bring in the needed ..."

2. A Treatise on the Law of Bailments: Including Carriers, Innkeepers, and Pledge by James Schouler (1887)
"The same Subject; Effect of a Sudden Strike or Impressment— A sudden combination and strike of engineers on a railway, or of a carrier's other skilled ..."

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