Alarming and Disconcerting


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Alarming adjective – Causing fear.
Usage example: an alarming rise in her fever, causing the doctor to fear the worst

Disconcerting is a synonym for alarming in distressing topic. In some cases you can use "Disconcerting" instead an adjective "Alarming".
Nearby Words: alarm, alarmed, alarmingly
Synonyms for Alarming


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Disconcerting adjective – Causing embarrassment.
Alarming is a synonym for disconcerting in disturbing topic. You can use "Alarming" instead an adjective "Disconcerting", if it concerns topics such as unsettling.
Nearby Words: disconcerted, disconcertingly
Synonyms for Disconcerting

Things that words describes

enthusiasm alarming enthusiasm disconcerting enthusiasm
resemblance alarming resemblance disconcerting resemblance
amount alarming amount disconcerting amount
number alarming number disconcerting number
Other nouns: way, example, frequency, bit, effects, version, images.

Both words in one sentence

  • Series / Teen Wolf Lycanthropy is used as a metaphor for adolescence—-disconcerting body changes, alarming and hard-to-control urges, etc.
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