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Definition of the adverb alarmingly

What does alarmingly mean as an attribute of something other than a noun?


  1. in an alarming manner
    • example: It grew alarmingly fast

Alternative definition of the adverb alarmingly


  1. In an alarming way, frighteningly.
  2. Causing fear or concern.
  3. To an extent that causes alarm.

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Google previewOxford Dictionary of English (2010)

by Angus Stevenson

derivatives alarmingly adverb the water swirls alarmingly | [as submodifier] an alarmingly high rate. alarmist 7noun someone who exaggerates a danger and so causes needless worry or panic. 7adjective creating needless worry or panic: ...

Google previewTreaties with American Indians: An Encyclopedia of Rights, Conflicts, and Sovereignty (2007)

An Encyclopedia of Rights, Conflicts, and Sovereignty by Donald L. Fixico

n alarmingly high percentage of Indian families are broken up by the removal, often ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Gender and Information Technology (2006)

by Trauth, Eileen M.

Quesenberry The Pennsylvania State University, USA INTRODUCTION The historical genderstratification in technical disciplines has been an area of study for many years and researchers have concluded that women are alarmingly ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Public Administration (2002)

by Shriram Maheshwari

The alarmingly high number of pending utilisation certificates, involving huge amounts, as indicated above, has also attracted critical public attention. The sanction of grants to most autonomous organisations takes place in a routine fashion ...

Google previewThe Word Rhythm Dictionary (2014)

A Resource for Writers, Rappers, Poets, and Lyricists by Timothy Polashek


Google previewEncyclopedia of Geography Terms, Themes, and Concepts (2011)

by Reuel R. Hanks

And, although some countries continue to report alarmingly high infant mortality in comparison to others, it should be noted that the rate of ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Women in South Asia: Pakistan (2004)

Sexual assault is also alarmingly common in Pakistan. HRCP estimated that in 1997 at least eight women, more than half of them minors, were raped every twenty-four hours nationwide. The high incidence of sexual assault in the country is ...

Google previewShorter Slang Dictionary (2003)

by Paul Beale, Eric Partridge

alarmingly violent, brutal, drastic, autocratic, powerful or expert;(of things) extremely dangerous or sudden. From around 1914. E E see Ecstasy. eager beaver a ...

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