HyperDic: alarming

English > 1 sense of the word alarming:
ADJECTIVEallalarmingfrightening because of an awareness of danger
alarming > pronunciation
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English > alarming: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningFrightening because of an awareness of danger.
Attribute ofalarm, dismay, consternationFear resulting from the awareness of danger
Narrowerappalling, dismayingCausing consternation
atrocious, frightful, horrifying, horrible, uglyProvoking horror
awful, dire, direful, dread, dreaded, dreadful, fearful, fearsome, frightening, horrendous, horrific, terribleCausing fear or dread or terror
baleful, forbidding, menacing, minacious, minatory, ominous, sinister, threateningthreatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments
bloodcurdling, hair-raising, nightmarishExtremely alarming
chilling, scary, shivery, shudderyProvoking fear terror
creepy, creepy-crawlyCausing a sensation as of things crawling on your skin
formidable, redoubtable, unnervinginspiring fear
ghastly, grim, grisly, gruesome, macabre, sickShockingly repellent
hairyhazardous and frightening
petrifyingparalyzing with terror
stupefyingshocking with surprise and consternation
terrific, terrifyingCausing extreme / extreme terror
Oppositeunalarmingnot alarming
Adverbsalarminglyin an alarming manner

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