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Definitions of suddenly

  1.   happening unexpectedly; " suddenly she felt a sharp pain in her side"
  2.   on impulse; without premeditation; " he decided to go to Chicago on the spur of the moment"; " he made up his mind suddenly"
  3.   In a sudden manner.
  4.   quickly and without warning; " he stopped suddenly"

Quotes of suddenly

  1. The big difference is the size of the crew and the flexibility of shooting because of the size. I mean, it's crazy. So you can't improvise, you cannot suddenly do something that comes to mind, whereas in a small production you have much more flexibility. – Bille August
  2. It's a hard thing to age a character because you can't really suddenly give someone gray hair. – Alison Bechdel
  3. How do you build a relationship when you've hardly shared a word but suddenly share a child? How do you love a daughter you don't see for nearly two years? When does she become your daughter? How does she become your daughter? – Boris Becker
  4. I think it helps a lot when they tell people that Teri Hatcher likes you. If you're Teri Hatcher's boyfriend, suddenly you're hunky I guess. I've spent 40 years being average and now I'm Teri hatcher's boyfriend and here we are. I've been really fortunate. – James Denton
  5. Men make angry music and it's called rock -and -roll; women include anger in their vocabulary and suddenly they're angry and militant. – Ani DiFranco
  6. There are those moments when you shake someone's hand, have a conversation with someone, and suddenly your all bound together because you share your humanity in one simple moment. – Ralph Fiennes
  7. No one hit home runs the way Babe did. They were something special. They were like homing pigeons. The ball would leave the bat, pause briefly, suddenly gain its bearings, then take off for the stands. – Lefty Gomez
  8. It's the equivalent of putting on the brakes suddenly while driving uphill. – John Gunther
  9. Within three months I had gone from being this black sheep of the town to suddenly becoming a pop star. – Alison Moyet
  10. Here society is reduced to its original elements, the whole fabric of art and conventionality is struck rudely to pieces, and men find themselves suddenly brought back to the wants and resources of their original natures. – Francis Parkman
  11. Everybody thinks they'll never get married at your age. You think you can go on all your life being single, but you suddenly find out that you can't. – Alan Sillitoe
  12. A show is like having a climax. It's like having an incredible, natural climax. And then suddenly it's all finished, and you don't know what to do next. – Rod Stewart
  13. I suddenly realized how much I loved her when we attended Alfred Hitchcock's 75th birthday party last August. There was something magical about that night, and it made me see how much she really meant to me. – Rod Taylor
  14. Do not hover always on the surface of things, nor take up suddenly with mere appearances; but penetrate into the depth of matters, as far as your time and circumstances allow, especially in those things which relate to your profession. – Isaac Watts

Usage examples for suddenly

  1. Suddenly it came to him that he loved her. ” – Out of the Triangle by Mary E. Bamford
  2. Who are these, and where have they come from so suddenly at this moment, into the presence of the One on the throne? ” – Quiet Talks on the Crowned Christ of Revelation by S. D. Gordon
  3. And then Sue suddenly thought of something. ” – Bunny Brown and his Sister Sue by Laura Lee Hope
  4. And Robert suddenly said- 'It's all my doing. ” – The Story of the Amulet by E. Nesbit
  5. This slowly, not suddenly came to pass. ” – The History of London by Walter Besant
  6. Suddenly he put out his hand. ” – They Call Me Carpenter by Upton Sinclair
  7. When I heard that he had gone suddenly away I thought that something had happened. ” – Orley Farm by Anthony Trollope
  8. “ For suddenly also, Arisuga, from a child, at ten had become man. ” – The Way of the Gods by John Luther Long
  9. You are jealous, just as you would be if Dick were suddenly to show that he liked Nancy better than you. ” – The Honour of the Clintons by Archibald Marshall
  10. “ A day or two later I suddenly saw the way to get out. ” – The Escaping Club by A. J. Evans
  11. There were two thoughts suddenly in her mind: Now I've got to leave, and, But I can't leave. ” – The Fourth R by George Oliver Smith
  12. “ " Here we go," he said suddenly – Gone Fishing by James H. Schmitz
  13. Father looked suddenly at mother. ” – Fairy Prince and Other Stories by Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
  14. Then his mind turned suddenly to Jess Randall. ” – Jess of the Rebel Trail by H. A. Cody
  15. Suddenly she laughed: 'It would not do at all. ” – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  16. Here Kate's voice suddenly stopped. ” – Ten Thousand a-Year. Volume 1. by Samuel Warren
  17. “ " I want to see it," she said suddenly – Martin Pippin in the Apple Orchard by Eleanor Farjeon
  18. But then"- she turned to me suddenly I don't think you will be married so soon, after all. ” – 54-40 or Fight by Emerson Hough
  19. Suddenly he said, " Oh!" ” – Tales of Fantasy and Fact by Brander Matthews
  20. “ A new danger and a great one had appeared suddenly – The Hunters of the Hills by Joseph Altsheler