Alarming and Reassuring


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

Reassuring is an antonym for alarming.
Nearby Words: alarm, alarmed, alarmingly
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Reassuring adjective – Restoring confidence and relieving anxiety.
Alarming is an antonym for reassuring.
Nearby Words: reassure, reassured, reassurance, reassuringly
Antonyms for Reassuring
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