What does alarmingly mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. alarminglyadverb

    in an alarming manner

    "It grew alarmingly fast"


  1. alarminglyadverb

    In an alarming way, frighteningly.

    He sneezed alarmingly.

  2. alarminglyadverb

    Causing fear or concern.

    Alarmingly, he went into a severe sneezing fit.

  3. alarminglyadverb

    To an extent that causes alarm.

    He went into an alarmingly severe sneezing fit.


  1. alarmingly

    Alarmingly refers to something done in a way that causes worry, fear, or concern. It signifies that something is disturbing or upsetting, often indicating a potential danger or threat.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of alarmingly in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of alarmingly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of alarmingly in a Sentence

  1. Bob Goodlatte:

    To my colleagues on the other side of the aisle, please replace President Trump’s name with your own name in a small sample of things Mr. Strzok has said, envision how you would feel if you found out that the chief agent investigating you as a Member of Congress was making these comments: 'F Trump,' 'Trump is a disaster,' 'Just went to a southern Virginia Walmart. I could SMELL the Trump support' – or, perhaps most alarmingly and revealingly, 'We’ll stop it' – referring directly to Mr. Trump’s candidacy for President.

  2. Kamran Ikram:

    These numbers are alarmingly high.

  3. Robin Parisotto:

    Never have I seen such an alarmingly abnormal set of blood values.

  4. Priya Venkat:

    After toting around parent-teacher conferences and checking my children’s homework, I became alarmingly aware that the education my children were receiving in school fell short.

  5. Mark Thursz:

    We were surprised to find neither treatment had a significant effect on survival after the first month, and the mortality rate after one year is alarmingly high.

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