Alarming and Terrifying


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

Terrifying is a synonym for alarming in fearsome topic. In some cases you can use "Terrifying" instead the word "Alarming" as an adjective or a noun, when it comes to topics like frightening. popular alternative
Nearby Words: alarm, alarmed, alarmingly
Synonyms for Alarming


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Terrifying adjective – Causing fear.
Usage example: heard a terrifying noise coming from the next room

Alarming is a synonym for terrifying in frightening topic. You can use "Alarming" instead the word "Terrifying" as an adjective or a noun. popular alternative
Nearby Words: terrify, terrified
Synonyms for Terrifying

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  • Film / Monsters (2010) It wasn't long before new (and terrifying) lifeforms emerged and spread at such an alarming rate that half of Mexico found itself quarantined.
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