What does alarming mean?

alarming meaning in General Dictionary

Exciting or computed to stimulate alarm causing apprehension of danger as an alarming crisis or report Alarmingly adv

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  • frightening due to a comprehension of danger
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  • Exciting, or calculated to stimulate, security; causing apprehension of danger; since, an alarming crisis or report. -- A*larm"ing*ly, adv.

alarming meaning in Urban Dictionary

(V)- setting the security at a particular time.


alarming meaning in General Dictionary

(p. pr. & vb. n.) of Alarm

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  • (a.) Exciting, or calculated to stimulate, security; causing apprehension of danger; because, an alarming crisis or report. -- A*larm"ing*ly, adv.

Sentence Examples with the word alarming

A visit to Bath seemed at first to have produced good effects, but on the return journey more alarming symptoms developed themselves, his strength rapidly sank, and, little more than a month later, he died in Edinburgh on the 25th of August 1776.

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