Definition of alarming in English:

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alarming

Pronunciation: /əˈlärmiNG/

adjective

Worrying or disturbing: our countryside is disappearing at an alarming rate
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  • On the surface, the report could appear alarming.
  • I found the whole programme extremely interesting in some ways, yet alarming in others.
  • To pay such a heavy price for non-performance must have sent alarming signals to cricketers in Pakistan.
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