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Definition of "alarming" []

  • Present participle of alarm. (verb)
  • Causing apprehension, fear or alarm; frightening (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "alarming" in a sentence
  • "He also expressed concern at what he called the alarming deterioration of the public service."
  • ""It depends on what you call alarming," the Indian said coldly."
  • "In the face of what she called an "alarming trend towards ever-bigger data breaches," Ms. Stoddart said she now plans to ask Industry Canada to rewrite that proposed legislation to give her the power to impose fines - powers that privacy officials have in Britain and France."