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alarmingly

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From alarming +‎ -ly.

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alarmingly (comparative more alarmingly, superlative most alarmingly)

  1. In an alarming way, frighteningly.
    He sneezed alarmingly.
  2. Causing fear or concern.
    Alarmingly, he went into a severe sneezing fit.
  3. To an extent that causes alarm.
    He went into an alarmingly severe sneezing fit.

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