Alarming and Threatening

Alarming

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

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

Threatening

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Threatening adjective – Threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments.
Usage example: his threatening behavior

Alarming is a synonym for threatening in menacing topic. You can use "Alarming" instead an adjective "Threatening".
Nearby Words: threaten, threatened, threat
Synonyms for Threatening

Things that words describes

manner alarming manner threatening manner
image alarming image threatening image
way alarming way threatening way
sight alarming sight threatening sight
Other nouns: message, version, letters, moments.

Both words in one sentence

  • One episode of The Men from the Ministry opens with One and Two talking about a alarming national catastrophe that's threatening entire nation's pride.
    Source: Not So Dire
  • Not So Dire: One episode opens with One and Two talking about an alarming national catastrophe that's threatening entire nation's pride.
  • Subverted in the War of the Spider Queen series, where not only does Quenthel have no antidote to the poison she administers to a traitorous student, it is not even a poison per se, but rather an alarming-but-non-life-threatening overdose of alertness potion.
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