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Definition of the adjective alarming
What does alarming mean as an attribute of a noun?
adjective - degrees: more alarming / most alarming
- frightening because of an awareness of danger
- example: Manias can be alarming.
- antonym: unalarming
- similar: appalling / dismaying; atrocious / frightful / horrible / horrifying / ugly; awful / dire / direful / dread / dreaded / dreadful / fearful / fearsome / frightening / horrendous / horrific / terrible; baleful / forbidding / menacing / minacious / minatory / ominous / sinister / threatening; bloodcurdling / hair-raising / nightmarish; chilling / scary / shivery / shuddery; creepy / creepy-crawly; formidable / redoubtable / unnerving; ghastly / grim / grisly / gruesome / macabre / sick; hairy; petrifying; stupefying; terrific / terrifying
- attribute: consternation / dismay / alarm = fear resulting from the awareness of danger
Alternative definition of the adjective alarming
- causing apprehension, fear or alarm; frightening
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Who Reside in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Cape Breton and Newfoundland by Silas Tertius Rand
Alarming, kwëdadaak ; Wâgwôdaswôkûn ; kwëdôdâsimkâwâ'. Alarming to the sight, kwëdâdâptûmûg- ...
o verb: alarms, alarming, alarmed 1 Something alarms you if it frightens you or makes you anxious: The slightest noise or movement seemed to alarm him. 2 To alarm a building or vehicle is to fit it with an alarm, which operates if anyone tries ...
Dictionary of Terrorism (2013)
by John Richard Thackrah
The possibilities for action by nuclear terrorists can encompass the creation of potentially alarming hoaxes, acts of low-level symbolic sabotage, the occupation or seizure of nuclear facilities, acts of serious sabotage aimed at causing ...
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Alarming shortage of foreign language skills in UK
The UK has an "alarming shortage" of people who are able to speak the 10 languages vital to its future prosperity and global standing, according to a new report ...
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If you can't distinguish how to whistle a festival alarm from a warning alarm, then better not alarm and let s/he who knows the difference to do the alarming.
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Scrabble value of A1L1A1R1M3I1N1G2
The value of this 8-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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