What does alarmingly mean?

alarmingly meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1787, from alarming, present participle adjective from security (v.), + -ly (2).

alarmingly meaning in General Dictionary

in an alarming way

Sentence Examples with the word alarmingly

As the egg passes at last through the alarmingly distended neck, the snake makes some slight contortions and the swelling collapses, the shell having been filed through by the saw-like apparatus.

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