nonalarming

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

non- +‎ alarming

Adjective[edit]

nonalarming (not comparable)

  1. Not alarming.
    • 1995, Paula Statman, On the safe side: teach your child to be safe, strong, and street-smart (page 82)
      When you use any of the descriptive phrases listed below, your child may ask, "What does that mean?" so you need to be ready with another nonalarming answer.
    • 1996, Ray A. Young Bear, Black Eagle Child: The Facepaint Narratives (page 180)
      I sighed to Selene in a calm, nonalarming manner as she was grasping for key and padlock in front of the door.