(comparative more alarmingly, superlative most alarmingly)
- In an alarming way, frighteningly.
- He sneezed alarmingly.
- Causing fear or concern.
- Alarmingly, he went into a severe sneezing fit.
- To an extent that causes alarm.
- He went into an alarmingly severe sneezing fit.
alarming + -ly
Variant of alarming
that alarms, or makes suddenly afraid or anxious; frightening