What does alarming mean?

Definitions for alarming
əˈlɑr mɪŋalarm·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. alarming(adj)

    frightening because of an awareness of danger


  1. alarming(Adjective)

    causing apprehension, fear or alarm; frightening

Webster Dictionary

  1. Alarming

    of Alarm

  2. Alarming(adj)

    exciting, or calculated to excite, alarm; causing apprehension of danger; as, an alarming crisis or report. -- A*larm"ing*ly, adv

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of alarming in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of alarming in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of alarming in a Sentence

  1. Joseph Dunford:

    So if you want to talk about a nation that could pose an existential threat to the United States, I ’d have to point to Russia. And if you look at their behavior, it’s nothing short of alarming.

  2. Church Elder L. Whitney Clayton:

    Any case is alarming to me. It's a tragedy, i'm a father. I have seven children, four boys and three girls. I have 19 grandchildren. The thought of one of them as a child or youth being abused is absolutely horrific to me.

  3. Curtis Scaparrotti:

    Russian doctrine states that tactical nuclear weapons may be used in a conventional response scenario, this is alarming and it underscores why our country’s nuclear forces and NATO’s continues to be a vital component of our deterrence.

  4. Thomas Crowther:

    There are currently fewer trees than at any point since the start of human civilization and this number is still falling at an alarming rate, if anything, the scale of these numbers just highlights the need to step up our efforts if we are going to begin to repair some of these effects on a global scale.

  5. World Meteorological Organization:

    What is particularly unusual and alarming this year are the high temperatures of vast areas of the ocean surface, including in the Northern Hemisphere.

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