Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of alarm.
  • adj. causing apprehension, fear or alarm; frightening

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Exciting, or calculated to excite, alarm; causing apprehension of danger. -- A*larm"ing*ly, adv.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. frightening because of an awareness of danger

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  • AAAAAAAGH! My ears!

    November 11, 2007

  • This always makes me sing that song from Disney's "Beauty and the Beast":
    New, and a bit alarming...
    Who'd have ever thought that this could beeeeeee...?
    True, that he's no Prince Charming
    But there's something in him that I simply didn't seeeeeee!


    Earworm alert!

    November 11, 2007