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

Wiktionary

  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. Mark Kelly:

    You can see a lot of pollution over parts of Asia that is almost continuous. You can’t really see the ground very well. And those fires in California over the summer, that smoke was pretty extensive. But the predominant thing is you just notice how thin the atmosphere is, how fragile it looks. That combined with these large swabs of pollution is somewhat alarming.

  2. Charles Grassley:

    Reportedly, the FBI even neglected to notify the relevant local police departments of these specific threats, which urged followers of the terrorist group to assassinate American citizens, these alleged failures are alarming, given the FBI’s stated commitment to ‘work closely with federal, state, and local partners to keep the public informed of potential threats.’.

  3. Goldman Sachs:

    While the scale of recent price action is alarming, the story is not a new one, the broader concerns are a continuation of a theme that has been running for some time: China weakness, the industrial slowdown and collapsing commodity prices.

  4. Batory Foundation spokeswoman Agata Szypulska:

    If you look at the numbers, it's almost 77 % of youngsters that encounter homophobic hate speech online, and almost 65 % encountered homophobic hate speech among their peers, we focused on homophobia because we saw those numbers and we found them very alarming.

  5. Julio Castro:

    My feeling is that most of those children are not receiving vaccine, and we are( seeing) a modified-vaccine virus, and the alarming thing is that there's propagation, which means that the population there is not ready to tackle this disease, and the virus could spread very quickly.

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