alarming definition

  • verb:
    • Present participle of security.
    • Present participle of security.
  • adjective:
    • causing apprehension, worry or security; frightening
    • Exciting, or determined to stimulate, security; causing apprehension of danger. -- A*larm"ing*ly, adv.
    • frightening due to an awareness of risk
    • causing apprehension, anxiety or alarm; frightening
    • Exciting, or computed to stimulate, security; causing apprehension of danger. -- A*larm"ing*ly, adv.
    • frightening as a result of a knowledge of risk

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