Translation of "alarming" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


adjective uk /əˈlɑː.mɪŋ/ us /əˈlɑːr.mɪŋ/

C1 causing worry or fear

alarming news 令人恐慌的消息
There has been an alarming rise in the rate of inflation. 通货膨胀加剧的速度惊人。
alarmingly adverb uk /əˈlɑː.mɪŋ.li/ us /əˈlɑːr.mɪŋ.li/

Alarmingly, the hole in the ozone layer has doubled in size this year. 令人担忧的是,臭氧层空洞的面积今年扩大了一倍。

(Translation of “alarming” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)