- sudden adult death syndrome,
- sudden death,
- sudden infant death syndrome,
- sudeck's atrophy
Origin of sudden
Examples from the Web for sudden
Because they stopped and I thought, “OK, that makes sense,” and then all of a sudden I saw another issue!Coffee Talk with Fred Armisen: On ‘Portlandia,’ Meeting Obama, and Taylor Swift’s Greatness|Marlow Stern|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Investigators will focus on whether the sudden emergency was so extreme that no degree of pilot skill would have helped.Flight 8501 Poses Question: Are Modern Jets Too Automated to Fly?|Clive Irving|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
People will always scratch and save if a sudden burst of unrestrained pleasure can be purchased.
Liu had been married just two months before and his wife now stood in this Brooklyn hospital, a sudden widow because of a madman.
In its presence--jolting, sudden, horrific—the monster is the monster of grief.
A sudden impulse seized me which I have never ceased to regret.
A sudden turn of the trail revealed a squatter's hut built of rough lumber, and standing beneath a live-oak.Bunch Grass|Horace Annesley Vachell
Seemingly, as in answer to his question, from toward the front came the sudden roaring of thousands of guns.Aces Up|Covington Clarke
These questions about sudden joy, this talk about officers found after being long supposed dead?A Search For A Secret (Vol 3 of 3)|G. A. Henty
The Tarthan swordsman, well up on the principles of discretion, felt a sudden urge to be quit of this locality.Quest of the Golden Ape|Ivar Jorgensen
Word Origin for sudden
late 13c., perhaps via Anglo-French sodein, from Old French subdain "immediate, sudden," from Vulgar Latin *subitanus, variant of Latin subitaneus "sudden," from subitus "come or go up stealthily," from sub "up to" + ire "come, go." Phrase all of a sudden first attested 1680s, earlier of a sudayn (1590s), upon the soden (1550s). Sudden death, tie-breakers in sports, first recorded 1927; earlier in reference to coin tosses (1834).
see all of a sudden.