Definition of Alarmingly

1. Adverb. In an alarming manner. "It grew alarmingly fast"

Partainyms: Alarming



Definition of Alarmingly

1. Adverb. In an alarming way, frighteningly. ¹

2. Adverb. Causing fear or concern. ¹

3. Adverb. To an extent that causes alarm. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Alarmingly

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Alarmingly

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alarm clock
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alarm reaction
alarm substance
alarm system
alarm systems
alarmable
alarmclock
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alarmingly (current term)
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alarum
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Literary usage of Alarmingly

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1. Biographical Sketches of Loyalists of the American Revolution: With an by Lorenzo Sabine (1864)
"Resignations upon Discreditable Pretexts, and alarmingly prevalent. The Public Mind fickle, and Disastrous Changes in Congress. ..."

2. Letters of Charles Dickens to Wilkie Collins by Charles Dickens, Wilkie Collins, Georgina Hogarth (1891)
"You will have read about poor Thackeray's death—sudden, and yet not sudden, for he had long been alarmingly ill. At the solicitation of Mr. Smith and some ..."

3. Eminent British Lawyers by Henry Roscoe (1830)
"In Hilary term he came up to town, for the purpose of attending his duties in court, but again became alarmingly ill, with symptoms of drowsiness and stupor ..."

4. Personal Recollections of Thomas De Quincey by John Ritchie Findlay (1886)
"A month after this he was again alarmingly ill —see Page, vol. 2, p. 94. APPENDIX CP 57. There is a lapse here in my notes which may be appropriately ..."

5. Notices of Brazil in 1828 and 1829 by Robert Walsh (1831)
"Empress taken alarmingly ill.—Means resorted to for her Recovery.—Affecting Anecdotes of her amiable Disposition.—Revolting Conduct of her Camareira Death ..."

6. The Queens of England and Their Times: From Matilda, Queen of William the by Francis Lancelott (1858)
"In tho spring of 1645, Henrietta bc- I came so alarmingly ill, that her life was despaired of. Charles therefore addressed his letters to her confidential ..."

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