Translation of "alarming" - English-Portuguese dictionary


adjective /əˈlɑː·mɪŋ/ /əˈlɑr·mɪŋ/

causing worry or fear

alarming news
There has been an alarming rise in the rate of inflation.
alarmingly adverb uk /əˈlɑː·mɪŋ·li/ us /əˈlɑr·mɪŋ·li/

de maneira alarmante
Alarmingly, the hole in the ozone layer has doubled in size this year.

(Translation of “alarming” from the Cambridge English–Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)