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Synonyms for sudden

Synonyms for (adjective) sudden

Synonyms: sudden Definition: happening without warning or in a short space of time Usage: a sudden storm; a sudden decision; a sudden cure

Similar words: abrupt Definition: exceedingly sudden and unexpected Usage: came to an abrupt stop; an abrupt change in the weather

Similar words: choppy, jerky Definition: marked by abrupt transitions Usage: choppy prose

Similar words: emergent Definition: occurring unexpectedly and requiring urgent action Usage: emergent repair of an aorta

Similar words: explosive Definition: sudden and loud Usage: an explosive laugh

Similar words: fulminant Definition: sudden and severe Usage: fulminant pain; fulminant fever

Similar words: sharp Definition: very sudden and in great amount or degree Usage: a sharp drop in the stock market