AskDefine | Define alarming

Dictionary Definition

alarming adj : causing alarm or fear [ant: unalarming]

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Verb form

  1. present participle of the verb to alarm


  1. causing apprehension, fear or alarm; frightening


Extensive Definition

Alarm may refer to:
  • Alarm magazine, a music & art magazine based in Chicago, IL.
  • Alarm, a device that gives an audible or visual warning of a problem or condition
  • ALARM, (Air Launched Anti-Radiation Missile) a British anti-radiation missile designed primarily to destroy enemy radars
  • The Alarm, a Welsh alternative rock band, who were most popular in the 1980s
  • "Alarmed", a song by Built to Spill from their 2001 album Ancient Melodies of the Future
  • "Alarm!", phrase said by German U-Boat crews to begin an emergency dive.
alarming in Spanish: Alarma
alarming in Korean: 알람
alarming in Dutch: Alarm
alarming in Japanese: アラーム
alarming in Polish: Alarm

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