alarming


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frightening because of an awareness of danger

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We shall greatly miss Edmund in our small circle, but I trust and hope he will find the poor invalid in a less alarming state than might be apprehended, and that he will be able to bring him to Mansfield shortly, which Sir Thomas proposes should be done, and thinks best on every account, and I flatter myself the poor sufferer will soon be able to bear the removal without material inconvenience or injury.
Tom's extreme impatience to be removed to Mansfield, and experience those comforts of home and family which had been little thought of in uninterrupted health, had probably induced his being conveyed thither too early, as a return of fever came on, and for a week he was in a more alarming state than ever.
Frequent monitor alarming, inability to interpret monitoring systems, and lack of urgency noted in the nursing staff responding to the alarms are measures that may influence satisfaction and expectations in the effectiveness of treatments.
This is somewhat understandable, considering that alarming appears to be a deceptively simple activity.