Translation of "alarming" - English-Traditional 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. 通貨膨脹加劇的速度驚人。
alarmingly adverb uk /əˈlɑː.mɪŋ.li/ us /əˈlɑːr.mɪŋ.li/

Alarmingly, the hole in the ozone layer has doubled in size this year. 令人擔憂的是,臭氧層空洞的面積今年擴大了一倍。

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