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Definition 1: frightening because of an awareness of danger - [adjective denoting all]

(alarming is similar to ...) causing extreme terror

"a terrifying wail"

(alarming is similar to ...) shocking with surprise and consternation

"the stupefying impact of the tragedy"

(alarming is similar to ...) paralyzing with terror

(alarming is similar to ...) hazardous and frightening

"hairy moments in the mountains"

(alarming is similar to ...) shockingly repellent; inspiring horror

"ghastly wounds" "the grim aftermath of the bombing" "the grim task of burying the victims" "a grisly murder" "gruesome evidence of human sacrifice" "macabre tales of war and plague in the Middle ages" "macabre tortures conceived by madmen"

(alarming is similar to ...) inspiring fear

"the formidable prospect of major surgery" "a tougher and more redoubtable adversary than the heel-clicking, jackbooted fanatic" "something unnerving and prisonlike about high grey wall"

(alarming is similar to ...) causing a sensation as of things crawling on your skin

"a creepy story" "I had a creepy-crawly feeling"

(alarming is similar to ...) provoking fear terror

"a scary movie" "the most terrible and shuddery...tales of murder and revenge"

(alarming is similar to ...) extremely alarming

(alarming is similar to ...) threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments

"a baleful look" "forbidding thunderclouds" "his tone became menacing" "ominous rumblings of discontent" "sinister storm clouds" "a sinister smile" "his threatening behavior" "ugly black clouds" "the situation became ugly"

(alarming is similar to ...) causing fear or dread or terror

"the awful war" "an awful risk" "dire news" "a career or vengeance so direful that London was shocked" "the dread presence of the headmaster" "polio is no longer the dreaded disease it once was" "a dreadful storm" "a fearful howling" "horrendous explosions shook the city" "a terrible curse"

(alarming is similar to ...) provoking horror

"an atrocious automobile accident" "a frightful crime of decapitation" "an alarming, even horrifying, picture" "war is beyond all words horrible" "an ugly wound"

(alarming is similar to ...) causing consternation

"appalling conditions"

(... are attributes of alarming) fear resulting from the awareness of danger

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