Alarming - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |əˈlɑːrmɪŋ|  American pronunciation of the word alarming
Brit.  |əˈlɑːmɪŋ|  British pronunciation of the word alarming
- this word is used as a present participle form of the verb 'to be'to alarm

adjective

- frightening because of an awareness of danger

Examples

The rainforest is disappearing at an alarming rate.

an alarming increase in violent crime

It was alarming to think of the possible consequences.

Gun violence is increasing at an alarming rate.

the alarming frequency of serious automobile accidents caused by young drivers

The realism of her dream was alarming.

It was alarming the way she got so fired up about small things.

Businesses come and go with alarming frequency.

Our prison system is being put under the microscope after an alarming number of suicides.

Technology continues to mutate at an alarming rate.

Their debts mounted with alarming rapidity.

Our money was running out at an alarming rate.

his forbearance to reply was alarming

she felt an alarming tightness in her chest

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