Synonyms
Antonyms

1. alarming

adjective. ['əˈlɑːrmɪŋ'] frightening because of an awareness of danger.

Synonyms

  • minatory
  • appalling
  • atrocious
  • minacious
  • shivery
  • unnerving
  • shuddery
  • dreaded
  • fearful
  • threatening
  • scarey
  • sinister
  • grim
  • petrifying
  • terrifying
  • redoubtable
  • awful
  • horrendous
  • dreadful
  • terrible
  • bloodcurdling
  • nightmarish
  • macabre
  • terrific
  • frightening
  • sick
  • frightful
  • formidable
  • chilling
  • ominous
  • consternation
  • gruesome
  • alarm
  • scary
  • hair-raising
  • creepy
  • direful
  • horrible
  • dire
  • stupefying
  • creepy-crawly
  • baleful
  • menacing
  • horrifying
  • ghastly
  • hairy
  • dread
  • forbidding
  • dismay
  • grisly
  • horrific
  • dismaying
  • ugly

Antonyms

  • good
  • hot
  • courage
  • brave

Featured Games

Rhymes with Alarming

  • disarming
  • rearming
  • harming
  • farming
  • charming

Sentences with alarming


1. Verb, gerund or present participle
Finding small red bumps on the bottom of your foot can be alarming.

Quotes about alarming


1. Nin knew how much humans loved money, riches, and material things—though he never really could understand why. The more technologically advanced the human species got, the more isolated they seemed to become, at the same time. It was alarming, how humans could spend entire lifetimes engaged in all kinds of activities, without getting any closer to knowing who they really were, inside.
- Jess C. Scott, The Other Side of Life

2. Marriage would change hardly anything between us, except that we would end our arguments in a much more satisfying way. And of course I would have extensive legal rights over your body, your property, and all your individual freedoms, but I don't see what's so alarming about that.
- Lisa Kleypas, Married By Morning

3. ConnubialBecause with alarming accuracy she’d been identifying patterns I was unaware of—this tic, that tendency, like the way I've mastered the language of intimacy in order to conceal how I felt— I knew I was in danger of being terribly understood.
- Stephen Dunn

Synonym.com