Alarmingly - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |əˈlɑːrmɪŋli|  American pronunciation of the word alarmingly
Brit.  |əˈlɑːmɪŋli|  British pronunciation of the word alarmingly

adverb

- in an alarming manner

It grew alarmingly fast

Examples

The alarm went off when he opened the door.

The whole town heard the alarm.

She set the alarm for six o'clock.

The alarm went off at six o'clock.

The rumors caused widespread alarm and concern.

His parents have expressed alarm about his safety.

The new developments are being viewed with alarm.

She looked around in alarm when she heard the noise.

The dog's barking gave the alarm and the intruders were caught.

A passerby saw the intruders and raised the alarm.

I didn't mean to alarm you.

The rapid spread of the disease has alarmed many people.

It grew alarmingly fast

The costs were escalating alarmingly.

The rainforests are being chopped down at an alarmingly fast rate.

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