Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: alarmingly
IPA transcription: [əl'ɑɹmɪŋli]
r meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: alarmingly
    Meaning: in an alarming manner; "It grew alarmingly fast"
Usage examples
  • The united efforts of Douglas and the Administration held the body of the Northern Democrats to his fatal policy, though protests and defections became alarmingly frequent.
  • This party is generally known as the "First Relief." Their route to the snow-belt lay through sections of country which had become so soft and oozy that the horses often sank in mire, flank deep; and the streams were so swollen that progress was alarmingly slow.