Sub itaneous – WOTD


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Subitaneous
sə-bə-TEYN-ee-əs
Part of speech: adjectiveOrigin: 
Latin, mid 17th century
1That occurs or is manifested suddenly, spontaneously, or in haste; sudden, hasty, unexpected.2Of an egg (of certain invertebrates): hatching very soon after being laid, without a period of dormancy.
 
Examples of Subitaneous in a sentence “He woke at 3 a.m. with a subitaneous solution for that nagging problem.” “The pop star’s arrival was subitaneous, but still excited the crowd.”