Example sentences for: alarming

How can you use “alarming” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Another example is the banking crisis, which grew to globally alarming proportions over an eight-year period before the government even admitted a problem existed.

  • It warned that the rise of Jörg Haider, leader of the Freedom Party, is no less alarming because he may not be a neo-Nazi.

  • And Kissinger is popping up on TV screens with alarming frequency, delivering his gloomy assessments of the Kosovo bombing and the frost in U.S.-China relations.

  • The "Rule of Law" piece, by a former Reagan administration deputy attorney general, argues that "it is time for a sober reassessment of the power we have concentrated in the hands of prosecutors and the alarming absence of effective checks and balances to prevent the widespread abuse of that power."

  • At press time, Hurricane Bret had not moved near enough the Texas coast to merit any front-page coverage, but its alarming increase in speed suggests it could grab big headlines by Monday.

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