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Antonyms for alarming
əˈlɑr mɪŋalarm·ing

This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term alarming.

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. alarming

    Awful should not be used of things which are merely disagreeable or annoying, nor of all that are alarming and terrible, but only of such as bring a solemn awe upon the soul, as in the presence of a superior power; as, the awful hush before the battle. That which is awful arouses an oppressive, that which is august an admiring reverence; we speak of the august presence of a mighty monarch, the awful presence of death. We speak of an exalted station, a grand mountain, an imposing presence, a majestic cathedral, a noble mien, a solemn litany, a stately march, an august assembly, the awful scene of the Judgment Day.

    Antonyms:
    base, beggarly, commonplace, contemptible, despicable, humble, inferior, lowly, mean, paltry, undignified, vulgar

    Synonyms:
    appalling, august, awful, dire, direful, dread, dreadful, fearful, frightful, grand, horrible, imposing, majestic, noble, portentous, shocking, solemn, stately, terrible, terrific

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. alarming

    Antonyms:
    soothing, assuring, encouraging, inviting, propitious, hopeful, alluring, enticing, attractive

    Synonyms:
    terrible, fearful, frightful, portentous, ominous, threatening

Princeton's WordNet

  1. alarmingadjective

    frightening because of an awareness of danger

    Antonyms:
    unalarming

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. alarmingadjective

    Antonyms:
    reassuring

    Synonyms:
    startling, ominous, terrifying, frightful

How to use alarming in a sentence?

  1. John Manly:

    The alarming thing is we have women from the very beginning of his employment in 1989 to the very end, it indicates he engaged in this behavior throughout his tenure at USC.

  2. Charles Dickens:

    If its individual citizens, to a man, are to be believed, it always is depressed, and always is stagnated, and always is at an alarming crisis, and never was otherwise; though as a body, they are ready to make oath upon the Evangelists, at any hour of the day or night, that it is the most thriving and prosperous of all countries on the habitable globe.

  3. Myasia Burns:

    MARK RUFFALO, DANNY DEVITO AMONG STARS PRESSING HOLLYWOOD TO CAST MORE ACTORS WITH DISABILITIES Perhaps the most alarming aspect of the UCLA report is its analysis of 11 major and mid-major studios. The numbers revealed that91 percentof C-level( CEO, CMO, etc.) positions are held by white people and 82 percentaremen. In senior executive positions, white people hold93 percentpercent of the jobs and 80 percentare held by men. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP While we are slowly seeing more representation of diverse groups onscreen, the lack of diversity behind the camera is still ever-present, we feel that absence most when directors, producers and writers try to tell stories that are not their own, which results in inauthentic storylines, unflattering angles and caricatures of marginalized groups.

  4. Dorchen Leidholdt:

    We understand the reason to release people at Rikers Island. We are supportive of that, the fact that there are defendants with domestic violence charges against them being released, where scrutiny is clearly not happening, that's positively alarming.

  5. Clifford Ollier:

    If the raw data show no alarming rise, and you want to create an alarm, you have to alter the raw data.

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